Published: October 4, 2016
Source: Zero Hedge
In a staggering moment of honesty caught on tape, former President Bill Clinton admits to a group of voters in Michigan that Obamacare is a complete disaster and is wreaking havoc on the middle-class and "small-business people." Per the video published by the NY Post, Clinton says that Obamacare is fine for those who are eligible for subsidies but admits that thathardworking "people who are out there busting it, sometimes 60 hours a week, wind up with their premiums doubled and their coverage cut in half and it’s the craziest thing in the world."
“You’ve got this crazy system where all of a sudden 25 million more people have health care, and then thepeople who are out there busting it, sometimes 60 hours a week, wind up with their premiums doubled and their coverage cut in half and it’s the craziest thing in the world.
On the other hand, the current system works fine if you’re eligible for Medicaid, if you’re a lower-income working person. If you’re already on Medicare or if you get enough subsidies on a modest income that you can afford your health care.
But the people getting killed in this deal are the small-business people and individuals who make just a little bit too much to get any of these subsidies."
Per The Hill, the comments from Bill come at an awkward time as Obama is set to deliver a "major speech" in Florida touting the astounding success of ObamaCare. Moreover, the comments seemingly contradict Hillary on the issue as she has largely embraced Obamacare on the campaign trail while suggesting that small modifications may be needed to "fix" certain components of the legislation.
If you listen to the madness long enough, every once in a while the talking heads will slip and actually speak the truth. Though, as always, we're sure Bill will be pulled off the campaign trail, in short order, and reprimanded for his moment of honesty before being re-released into the wild with new talking points singing the praises of Obamacare's many "achievements."
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