RON HART: ObamaCare -- the government will mind your business

Published: Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 03:50 PM.

PALO ALTO, CALIF. — ObamaCare has blown up so dramatically that al-Qaida might try to take credit for it. It’s so bad Obama’s political team has floated the idea of re-naming it “BidenCare.”

Obama knowingly lied to the American people about ObamaCare because he knew he could not sell it with the truth. “You can keep your doctor and your insurance if you like them” has been revealed as a premeditated lie. And an even bigger lie: Family healthcare premiums would go down by $2,500 a year.

What he didn’t fib about, Obama sugarcoated. Given the nation’s wanton obesity levels, he knew Americans would swallow anything with sugar on it.

The truth is that you can keep your insurance — if Obama likes it. The one-size-fits-all insurance plans offered fit the government’s need, not the customer’s. This is thinly disguised redistribution of wealth to the moochers who support Obama; in essence, it’s health redistribution.

More people have lost their insurance coverage than have signed up for ObamaCare. The only folks who can keep their current insurance are members of Congress and the administration, who exempted themselves.

The website debacle is a minor issue. They will get that fixed. Obama says he is mobilizing his nerds and it will be fixed in weeks. You just know that government can fix things in mere weeks; keep in mind, we still have troops in Germany.

ObamaCare is an illustration of how government couldn’t even run a church bake sale. Six people signed up for ObamaCare on the first day, “Enrollment Friday,” which was followed by “Identity Thief Saturday.”

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