I Am Running Out of Ways to Say that the Implementation of Obamacare Is Still Highly Problematic

In the immediate aftermath of the disastrous rollout of HealthCare.gov, Ezra Klein was one of the few liberals willing to say that the website was a catastrophe, and that the unworkability of the website actually threatened the implementation of Obamacare as a whole. Afterwards, he dialed back his criticisms (maybe Joan Walsh had something to do …

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 …

Is Obamacare Affordable?

There has been some celebrating on the port side ever since stories like this one came out, indicating that premium costs associated with the Affordable Care Act--Obamacare--are, well, affordable. We are to believe that [b]ased on the premiums that insurers have submitted for final regulatory approval, the majority of Californians buying coverage on the state's new …