Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Jennifer Oliver O'Connell - The Titanic failure of Affordable Health Care as the Obamacare ship sinks

LOS ANGELES — All of this scrambling by President Barack Obama and Congress to reinstate cancelled insurance policies is nothing more than rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic.

It may look better, but the ship is still going down. It is just a matter of when.

We are watching as rats — the Congressional Democrats — quickly swim away from the damage they have caused. The people in steerage — the individuals who lost their insurance policies — are drowning in the wreckage. The first class passengers — the well-off who can afford to pay higher premiums — are heading for the few available life boats.

There is nothing romantic about this Titanic; it is a real-life tragedy happening to Americans who can ill afford it.

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