Why All the Celebration? (A Follow Up)

Piggybacking on this post, I want to highlight the following from Avik Roy: Today is March 31, 2014: in theory, the last day you can sign up for coverage under the subsidized Obamacare insurance exchanges. If you’ve been a regular reader of this space, you know that the numbers routinely paraded by the Obama administration …

Why All the Celebration?

Tim Sandefur has dissected the hoopla concerning the Obamacare enrollment numbers, and I encourage you to read his post in full. I just want to highlight a couple of things from his post. Sandefur points us to this link, which has Ed Rogers highlighting some rather crucial context for the signup numbers: Substantively, the administration …

Obamacare Is Bringing Down the Obama Administration

With each passing day, the president's signature legislative achievement is becoming more and more of a liability for him and for his administration, politically. (We leave aside for the moment the policy liability that it is and always has been for the country.) Josh Kraushaar invites us to contemplate the previously unthinkable scenario of Democrats (yes, …

New Obamacare Lows

Let's make sure that everyone understands this: The president's announcement yesterday that state insurance commissioners would be allowed to let people continue to keep their insurance plans for an extra year is designed to ensure that if one loses one's insurance plan, one will blame the state insurance commissioners and the insurance companies--who are trying …

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