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The lower-than-hoped-for enrollment numbers on the federal exchanges are due to Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare, Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D., D.C.) argued on Monday. Norton blamed a “negative propaganda campaign” by Republicans that confused Americans into thinking that the law was no longer in effect.

“There are millions of people out there who think it was repealed, so there was no way to break through that very easily,” she told MSNBC. Norton also pointed out that the “debacle of a website” made matters worse because it “seemed to confirm that [the law] must have been repealed, or should have been repealed.”

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/367203/dem-rep-obamacare-enrollment-low-because-people-think-law-repealed-andrew-johnson



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Re: Dem. Rep.: Obamacare Enrollment Low Because People Think Law Is Repealed
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2013, 12:41:49 PM »
EHN appearing on MSNBS....how apropos......




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Re: Dem. Rep.: Obamacare Enrollment Low Because People Think Law Is Repealed
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2013, 12:46:41 PM »
I like how Stein just put it. If anyone thinks it has been repealed, it isn't due to the Republicans but due to the President getting on the TV every day delaying one part, changing another part, or waiving another part.

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Re: Dem. Rep.: Obamacare Enrollment Low Because People Think Law Is Repealed
« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2013, 12:47:26 PM »
I like how Stein just put it. If anyone thinks it has been repealed, it isn't due to the Republicans but due to the President getting on the TV every day delaying one part, changing another part, or waiving another part.

Actually a brilliant point.
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Re: Dem. Rep.: Obamacare Enrollment Low Because People Think Law Is Repealed
« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2013, 02:01:25 PM »
I like how Stein just put it. If anyone thinks it has been repealed, it isn't due to the Republicans but due to the President getting on the TV every day delaying one part, changing another part, or waiving another part.
Exactly. The low-info crowd is seeing plenty of Obamacare "pie in the sky" ads on their big flatscreen TVs. Come 'n' get your Obamacare today!

Where would they have heard any Republican criticize the program?
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Re: Dem. Rep.: Obamacare Enrollment Low Because People Think Law Is Repealed
« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2013, 02:14:03 PM »
Right, Eleanor:

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“There are millions of people out there who think it was repealed, so there was no way to break through that very easily,”

It's not like the President doesn't have a bully pulpit or the sympathy and cooperation of the mass media and the entertainment industry. In fact, Eleanor, I can't help but believe you personally could get out the word all over the DC area and beyond. How y'all doing there, btw?
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