This naivete is almost sweet:
But [restaurant owner Bill] Chait was a little surprised that anyone affluent enough to pay for entrees that range from $18 for butternut squash agnolotti to $75 for prime dry-aged cote de boeuf would gripe about paying a tiny fee[*] so the person washing the tricolore salad can have a modest healthcare plan.
He shouldn’t be. I’ve noticed that far too many supporters of Obamacare – particularly the rich ones – get awful huffy when it’s their money that gets involved.
Restaurant’s Obamacare surcharge draws strong responses http://t.co/0oj9CFKaTB
— Elizabeth Scalia (@TheAnchoress) February 19, 2014
*Essentially, a 3% surcharge to help pay for new Obamacare premiums for the restaurant’s staff.