All the cool kidz are doing it
On this, the second year anniversary of the Patent Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”), the Obama campaign has a new petition up where you can let everyone know you actually LIKE Obamacare. It’s a great idea, taking the whole “Obamacare” thing, embracing it, and turning it into something positive.
Today is the two-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act.
Since then, the law that almost everyone calls Obamacare has been doing exactly what the other side has hoped it wouldn’t do: It’s been working.
It’s about time we give it the love it deserves.
Let everyone know: “I like Obamacare”.
You can sign the petition HERE.
You can also show you like Obamacare by putting a “Like” on the Obamacare Facebook page HERE.
What are you waiting for? All the cool kidz are doing it!
By the way, when you’re tweeting about this, you can use the hashtag #ILikeObamaCare.
UPDATE: I just got a terrific email from David Axelrod about this. Check out the last sentence in particular:
I like Obamacare.
I’m proud of it — and you should be, too.
Here’s why: Because it works.
So if you’re with me, say it: “I like Obamacare.”
Obamacare means never having to worry about getting sick and running up against a lifetime cap on insurance coverage. It gives parents the comfort of knowing their kids can stay on their insurance until they’re 26, and that a “pre-existing condition” like an ear infection will never compromise their child’s coverage.
It’s about ending the practice of letting insurance companies charge women 50 percent more — just because they’re women.
And Obamacare can save seniors hundreds of dollars a year on prescription drugs — and gives them access to preventive care that is saving their lives.
President Obama never lost sight of the fact that this reform is about people. People like his own mother, who spent the last years of her life fighting cancer — and fighting with insurance companies, too.
That shouldn’t happen. And because of Obamacare, it can’t.
So next time you hear someone railing against Obamacare, remember what they’re actually saying they want to take away.
And, today, stand with me in saying, “Hell yeah, I’m for Obamacare”:
P.S. — Side note: Can you imagine if the opposition called Social Security “Roosevelt Security”? Or if Medicare was “LBJ-Care”? Seriously, have these guys ever heard of the long view?