President Blames Businesses for Higher Insurance Premiums

Jun 7, 2013

Photographer: Joshua Roberts/Bloomberg.

According to President Obama, higher insurance premiums have nothing to with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). No, you should blame employers and insurance companies. The AP at a health care law pep rally in California reported:

The president said there would be "glitches" and "hiccups" in getting the system up and running. He said current premium increases Americans may experience are not a result of the law, but the result of employers shifting costs to workers or insurers "jacking up prices unnecessarily."

To steal from ESPN: C’mon man!

The President has embraced the PPACA so much that he’s called it “Obamacare.” He should own up to the consequences of the law and not shift blame.

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