Obamacare in Quotes & GIFs
In light of the fact that nearly 70% of Americans are still confused by the new healthcare law, and just 12% of Americans expect the law to have a positive impact on the country, we rounded up the best Obamacare quotes we could find as a friendly reminder of what we’ve known all along: Obamacare isn’t working.
Enjoy… Or something.
“If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor. Period. If you like your health care plan, you will be able to keep your health care plan. Period. No one will take it away. No matter what.” — President Barack Obama, July 2009
“We have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in the bill.” — House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, March 2010
“I think we paid a terrible price for health care. I would not have pushed it as hard.” — Former Rep. Barney Frank, April 2013
“I just see a huge train wreck coming down.” — Sen. Max Baucus, April 2013
“I think that probably no one fully anticipated when you have a law that phases in over time how much confusion that creates for a lot of people.” — HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, April 2013
“I’m a physician. I’m quite worried about the privacy of medical records. … I’m quite worried that your medical records now will be evaluated by the IRS.” — Sen. Rand Paul after the IRS scandal, May 2013
“The implementation of this is fabulous.” — House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, June 2013
“When the act was put together, it wasn’t thought completely through,” AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka, August 2013
Yeah, so… Obamacare. It seems like it’s way more trouble than it’s worth. Guess we’ll just have to wait for its launch to find out for sure.
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