In announcing the Affordable Care Act’s success of reaching it’s goal of 7 million enrollees by the March 31 deadline, President Barack Obama mocked the political opposition to ObamaCare.
“And, yes, at times this reform has been contentious and confusing and obviously it’s had a share of critics,” Obama said. “That’s part of what change looks like in a democracy. change is hard. Fixing what is broken is hard, overcoming skepticism and fear of something new is hard. A lot of times folks would prefer the devil they know to the devil they don’t, but this law is doing what it is supposed to do. it’s working. It’s helping people from coast-to-coast. all of which makes the links to which lengths to which people have gone to scare people or undermine the law without offering any plausible understandable makes it hard to understand. I’ve got to admit it, I don’t get it. why are folks working so hard for people not to have health insurance? Why are they so mad about the idea of folks having health insurance?”
Obama continued, “Many of the tall tales have been debunked, there are still no death panels, armageddon has not arrived. instead, this law is helping millions of Americans and it will help many more. I said before I will always work with anyone who is willing to make this law work even better. but the debate over repealing this law is over. The Affordable Care Act is here to stay.”
The President closed by saying “In the end, history is not kind to those who would deny Americans their basic economic security. Nobody remembers well those who stand in the way of America’s progress or our people. that’s what the Affordable Care Act represents”
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