So much for staying quiet. Obama lashed out over the healthcare bill recently, appalled by the transfer of wealth from the poor to the rich.
“It’s a massive transfer of wealth from middle-class and poor families to the richest people in America,” the former president said.
Via Washington Examiner:
Former President Barack Obama blasted the Senate bill to repeal and replace portions of Obamacare as “not a healthcare bill.”
“It’s a massive transfer of wealth from middle-class and poor families to the richest people in America,” he wrote in a Facebook post. “It hands enormous tax cuts to the rich and to the drug and insurance industries, paid for by cutting health care for everybody else.”
“I recognize that repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act has become a core tenet of the Republican Party,” he said. “Still, I hope that our senators, many of whom I know well, step back and measure what’s really at stake, and consider that the rationale for action, on healthcare or any other issue, must be something more than simply undoing something that Democrats did.”
Obama noted that changes would be made to the bill but that he believed they would be just as harmful, invoking a term his successor, President Trump used, calling the House healthcare bill “mean.”
“Simply put, if there’s a chance you might get sick, get old, or start a family — this bill will do you harm,” he said. “And small tweaks over the course of the next couple weeks, under the guise of making these bills easier to stomach, cannot change the fundamental meanness at the core of this legislation.”
So, Obamacare is better? Let’s see.
Obama promised that his healthcare bill would reduce insurance premiums by $2,500 per family a year.
Yeah, that didn’t happen though, did it…
Then there was the promise, “If you like your insurance plan you can keep your insurance plan.”
That was the biggest lie of the year in 2013.
Obamacare consultant Jonathan Gruber bragged about how the law was written to fool stupid and gullible people.
The President lied, saying Obamacare represented the “largest health care tax cut to working Americans in history.”
Taxpayers coughed up $634 million for the failed Obamacare website that couldn’t hold the traffic popular blogs have on a daily basis.
So, please, tell us how much worse we will be under a new healthcare law Obama? Because it can’t be as bad as what you gave us.