Since the Affordable Healthcare Act was introduced in 2009, Republicans have dismissed President Barack Obama’s oft-repeated promise that anyone who liked their insurance plan would be able to keep it.
For years, the media turned a blind eye to conservatives’ insistent warnings, often taking the president’s promise for granted. But this week, as health insurance cancellation letters started showing up in Americans’ mailboxes and the website roll-out flopped, the GOP message finally broke into the mainstream.
This is annoyingly correct. I mean, I’ve been telling people that “If you like your plan, you can keep your plan” was a lie since 2011. Most of the people that I work with in this thing we do knew it, too. We’ve been banging this drum for a long time.
On the bright side: turns out that the GOP leadership actually, you know, might have been listening for once. They’ve certainly been quick to jump on this…