ATLANTA, October 30, 2013 — As President Obama is accused of broken promises, an interesting irony is developing: Every meaningful comment regarding Obamacare can be applied to Obama himself. The policy represents the heart of Obama’s beliefs. He takes criticism of his policies personally because he and his policies are inseparable.
If his policies were to succeed, it would be a personal validation of everything that is Obama. Therefore, failed policies are only what is on the surface. The man himself has his very core on the line.
With that, take the policy promise, replace it with the person, and observe the results.
“If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor. If you like your plan, you can keep it.”
If you like your president, you can keep him. Except you cannot. Many Americans who liked George W. Bush were saddened to see their president and his plan replaced with an inferior model. Bush gave us protection from threats to our health such as radical Islam. Obama chose to replace effective treatment with dialogue and understanding.
“We have to pass the bill to find out what is in it.”
We have to elect Barack Obama to find out who and what he is. Questions about his beliefs were dismissed as partisanship, allowing Americans to invest in a completely blank slate of hope and change.
Obamacare is “working.”
These people think Obama is successful. After all, catastrophic failure is now known as “moving in the right direction.” Endless foulups are “slow, steady progress.”
Obamacare is “settled law.” It is “constitutional.”
So is Obama. Legally he is in charge. That does not mean he is moral, ethical, competent or wise. Winning an election means an ability to campaign. It imparts no ability to govern.
Just because the website does not work does not mean Obamacare itself has failed.
Just because Obamacare does not work does not mean Obama himself has failed. Just because Obama does not work does not mean liberalism itself has failed. Actually, yes it does. Those disputing this are free to name a single big-government program that has ever worked as intended and fulfilled its promises. At this point liberals can just pick another failed program and call it a success because they say so.
Obama had “no idea” that the website was incredibly flawed.
Liberal voters had no idea that Obama was incredibly flawed. Millennials chanted “Yes, we can” but never told anybody or understood what they actually can do. Beneath those chants was a man who apparently cannot. Cannot what? He cannot do much of anything, apparently.
Obamacare is in its early stages, and there will always be “glitches” with new product rollouts.
Obama had glitches in 2009 when his stimulus package failed. Five years of being in charge did not fix a single meaningful glitch. The glitches have gotten worse, sometimes resulting in Americans being murdered. Benghazi? Fast and Furious? Dead bodies? Just glitches.
Obamacare was meant to fail and be replaced with a true “single-payer” program.
Obama was meant to fail and be replaced with a conservative Republican president such as Ronald Reagan. The results are in. Reagan conservatism succeeded, and his rising tide lifted all boats. Obama liberalism crashed and burned.
In November of 2016 the American people can decide that the best way to reduce the number of failed programs is to reject the failed people promoting these programs and the failed ideology that keeps churning out these failed people.
Brooklyn born, Long Island raised, and now living in Los Angeles, Eric Golub is a politically conservative columnist, author, public speaker, satirist and comedian. Eric is the author of the book trilogy “Ideological Bigotry, “Ideological Violence,” and “Ideological Idiocy.”
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