It amazes me that Barack Obama has any support from the American people at all. Yes, it’s slipping. Yes, the Obamacare rollout has opened some people’s eyes to the complete disaster that is his signature “accomplishment.” But even still, here is a man that in speech after speech after speech told the American people that if they like their insurance plan and their doctor, they could keep them. It was a flat out lie, and now he’s telling those people who are losing their insurance to “shop around.”
First, take a look at this video. In speech after speech after speech, Obama told the American people a lie.
Obama: “If you like your plan, you can keep your plan. Period. End of story.”
Period? End of story? Rates are going UP! People who had insurance plans (which they liked) are receiving letters saying their policies are being CANCELLED! Welcome to the age of government-run healthcare.
So, how is Obama reacting to all this? Get him away from his teleprompter, and I’m sure it would be a series of ums and errs, but with time to prepare, his response is a mind-blowing “shop around.”
That’s right. On Wednesday, in a speech in Boston, Barack Obama told people who are losing their insurance to just “shop around for a better plan.”
As reported by Fox News, Obama “attempted to deflect criticism over the wave of cancellation notices hitting small businesses and individuals who buy their own insurance.”
The cancellation notices apply to people whose plans changed after the law was implemented or don’t meet new coverage requirements. The president said those changes ensure that all Americans are able to get quality coverage.
“So if you’re getting one of these letters, just shop around in the new marketplace. That’s what it’s for,” Obama said. “Because of the tax credits that we are offering, and the competition between insurers, most people are going to be able to get better, comprehensive healthcare plans for the same price or even cheaper than projected.”
So, how does Obama explain to all these millions of Americans that their insurance is going away and rates will be going up? He partly does it by saying that government knows what’s best. He is saying that those plans were not any good and didn’t meet his standards, so they are going away. Oh, and by the way, your rates are going up.
So, please tell me, how can this man continue to be president? How can the media continue to cover for him? Think about it… President Bill Clinton was impeached, because he lied about sex. Obama lied to millions of Americans over and over again. People are losing the plans they like. People will be paying more. And Barack Obama’s only advice is to “shop around.”