From: David Axelrod
Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2012 17:34
Subject: Hell yeah, I like Obamacare
I like Obamacare.
I’m proud of it — and you should be, too.
Here’s why: Because it works.
So if you’re with me, say it: “I like Obamacare.”
Obamacare means never having to worry about getting sick and running up against a lifetime cap on insurance coverage. It gives parents the comfort of knowing their kids can stay on their insurance until they’re 26, and that a “pre-existing condition” like an ear infection will never compromise their child’s coverage.
It’s about ending the practice of letting insurance companies charge women 50 percent more — just because they’re women.
And Obamacare can save seniors hundreds of dollars a year on prescription drugs — and gives them access to preventive care that is saving their lives.
President Obama never lost sight of the fact that this reform is about people. People like his own mother, who spent the last years of her life fighting cancer — and fighting with insurance companies, too.
That shouldn’t happen. And because of Obamacare, it can’t.
So next time you hear someone railing against Obamacare, remember what they’re actually saying they want to take away.
And, today, stand with me in saying, “Hell yeah, I’m for Obamacare”:
P.S. — Side note: Can you imagine if the opposition called Social Security “Roosevelt Security”? Or if Medicare was “LBJ-Care”? Seriously, have these guys ever heard of the long view?