Don’t look now, but Obamacare is working — and working well


Most Republican politicians, in league with the right-wing noise machine (Fox News, et al), want you to believe that the Affordable Care Act has been and still is an unmitigated disaster.

But that’s not the reality of the situation, and pretty soon the American public will wake up to the facts of the matter.

Eugene Robinson outlines a few of those facts HERE:

It’s all over but the shouting: Obamacare is working.

All the naysaying in the world can’t drown out mounting evidence that the Affordable Care Act, President Obama’s signature domestic achievement, is a real success. Republican candidates running this fall on an anti-Obamacare platform will have to divert voters’ attention from the facts, which tell an increasingly positive story.

A new report by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimates that, despite all the problems with the HealthCare.gov Web site launch, 12 million people who previously lacked insurance will obtain coverage this year. By 2017, the year Obama leaves office, the CBO predicts that an additional 14 million uninsured will have managed to get coverage .


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