Oregon will shut down its troubled health care exchange, the state's health board announced Friday, and will instead shift to the federally run HealthCare.gov.
The exchange, called Cover Oregon, never truly operated property, but did produce the strangest pro-Obamacare ad there ever was.
Here's the "Cover Oregon" ad:
And the lyrics:
"We fly with our own wings. Care about the same things. We stand strong together. So let me hear you say: We fly with our own wings. Dreamin' all the big dreams. Long live Oregonians; we're free to be healthy. Long live Oregonians; we're free to be healthy."
Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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