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Sun Nov 17, 2013, 11:06 PM

27. BS. Clinton has as much right to speak his mind as anyone else.

Here's what he said on some website that I never heard of, where all this started:

When OZY sat down with President Clinton, one of the things we were most interested to hear was his impression of the recent national health care rollout. Here’s what he had to tell us.

1. The country is better off with the Affordable Care Act than without it.

2. The enrollment website problems are not unlike enrollment issues during the Bush administration’s Medicare drug benefit rollout in 2006. Even though it was less complicated, it was considered a disaster – but in time, it was fixed.


3. People living in states with Republican governors who took advantage of the Supreme Court’s decision to allow them to opt out of the healthcare law’s Medicaid provision are going to experience a bizarre situation. Individuals with incomes between 133 and 400 percent of the poverty level can buy insurance at new, lower premiums, but working people with incomes under 133 percent of the poverty level will have no coverage. This will then stress hospital emergency rooms. Once this becomes evident, more and more states will flip their position and join the program.

4. “If you like what you’ve got, you can keep it.” This is a promise young people heard clearly, and it’s one President Obama needs to keep — even if it requires a change in the law.



http://www.ozy.com/c-notes/assessing-the-healthcare-rollout-with-bill-clinton/3639.article

The reason Clinton is answering a question, honestly, about a broken promise is because Obama made one. Of course, the Obama blame-shifters would rather bash Clinton than deal with the actual reality of the situation.

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LineReply BS. Clinton has as much right to speak his mind as anyone else.
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