RomneyCare Included “Tax” To Ensure Participation

A Democrat sends along this video from 2006 of Mitt Romney describing his Massachusetts health care law. It included a “tax” to compel the wealthy to buy insurance — much like President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act.

“For those that have higher incomes, we expect them to have health insurance. And if they don’t we’re going to withhold their tax refund or put in place other penalties to assure that everybody comes in the system.”

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