Nancy Pelosi: You have to sign up for Obamacare to find out what’s in it
They say admitting you have a problem is the first step in breaking an addiction. With Obamacare falling apart around her ears, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) finally admitted on Sunday its launch has been disastrous:
“As far as the Affordable Care Act, as I call it, the fact is, that yes what has happened is unacceptable in terms of the glitches.”
“This has to be fixed.”
“This is unacceptable, it has to be changed.”
Admission is only the first step. Pelosi is still supporting big government, as she offers misleading defenses of Obamacare as well. The first was her claim that “having a preexisting medical condition will bar you from getting affordable care,” which is absolutely false. Costs have been higher for those with preexisting conditions, but “bar” is an inaccurate claim.
She also said “tens of millions of more people will have access to affordable, quality health care” under Obamacare. That’s assuming “tens of millions of more people” will be able to navigate federal exchanges, an unlikely scenario.
Were Obamacare a free market-oriented system, it would create exactly what the Minority Leader claims to want. Instead, Pelosi’s argument falls flat, since in order to provide “tens of millions” of Americans with health care, costs will rise for the majority of Americans, pricing many out of the market.
Pelosi famously said Obamacare would have to be passed so everyone could see what’s in it.
America doesn’t want Obamacare, glitches and all.