Obamacare can’t be fixed because it was designed to break.
Obamacare was designed to fail; to fail slowly and incrementally; to fail in a way that would convince people that private, for-profit health insurance companies are the reason why America’s catastrophically overpriced and malfunctioning health care system hasn’t worked, doesn’t work, and will never work.
The architects of the Affordable Care Act wanted to ‘prove’ that third-party private insurance should be scrapped entirely and replaced with a single-payer system: straight socialism.
The ACA was supposed to fail slowly and painfully over the course of two or three or four presidential election cycles (which is why Obamacare’s namesake, Barack Obama, saw to it that it wouldn’t be implemented until the second half of his second term).
When the backlash came, it was supposed to come on some other president’s—preferably a Republican president’s—watch.
But instead of failing on schedule, four or eight or twelve years from now—it has failed instantly, upon contact with reality
…. Obama, Reid, and all of the other architects of the Affordable Care Act have created a problem for themselves that was designed to be insoluble.
In early 2012, Dr Jill Vecchio explained Obamacare, step-by-step, in a series of clear, well-presented, non-partisan video presentations.
Here is the first of her video series:
(Thanks to Barboo for drawing my attention to these.)