Our readers have told us about Obamacare’s effects in their lives—hiking their insurance costs and canceling many of their plans. I guess Harry Reid thinks you guys made these up.
But he didn’t stop with insulting everyday Americans. Reid took a dig last week at Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), himself a doctor who is resigning from the Senate to continue cancer treatment.
Coburn initially lost his cancer specialist when he was forced into the Obamacare system. But when Coburn voiced concern—from experience—about the lack of cancer treatment centers covered under Obamacare, Reid said he was just “getting into the weeds” and that “I think we need to look at the overall context of this bill.”
The editorial board of Investor’s Business Daily marveled :
We recently called Senate Majority Leader Reid “delusional” on another topic, but to that we can now add “callous” and “insensitive” — in his disregard of cancer sufferers and the hardships imposed on them by administration politics and ObamaCare.Meanwhile, President Obama exulted in claiming that the “tall tales” about Obamacare “have been debunked.” Was he talking about Obamacare’s job-killing effects? Its limiting of patient choices? Its forcing all Americans into a one-size-fits-all health care model?
… Reid coldly dismisses people such as Edie Sundby, a stage four cancer patient, who was told that the plan that had paid out $1.2 million and helped her survive all these years was substandard and would be canceled because it didn’t contain the one-size-fits-all coverage mandates of ObamaCare.
Thankfully, this isn’t the end of the story. In the same week, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal (R) released a blueprint for health care reform. Heritage experts have been working on patient-centered solutions for years. Americans know that the horror stories are real, and that there has to be a better way to go.
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This will be argued for some time...the left touting success an' the right suggesting that the numbers are cooked and the statement are untrue.
The sh*t will hit the fan, so to speak, when the bills come in...the premiums are gonna skyrocket and the outrage will be very loud, indeed.
It's past time to give Harry Reid his notice of termination as Majority Leader. Then it will be time to pursue sending Obama packing through the constitutional process of impeachment. The grounds have been there for some time, once the votes are available, it will be time for formal charges, an' conviction followed by an unceremonious exit...'wonder if he'll waive a victory sign like Nixon did? If he's gone, the victory will be America's -- not Obama's ...