Senator Kay Hagan became famous as one of Obamacare’s chief Democrat proponents.
She even went out of her way to promise the good people of the Tar Heel State that they could keep their current healthcare plans… if they liked them.
She made this stunning promise at least 24 separate times.
Was that clear enough for you?
On Wednesday night during a debate between Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) and her Republican challenger Thom Tillis, Hagan dropped a bomb on North Carolina voters.
She claimed to have no idea that people would begin losing their healthcare plans once Obamacare took effect.
It’s absolutely infuriating that a serious candidate for national office could stand up and tell a bold-faced lie like this. (I hate it when Republicans do it too, folks.) Over the years before Obamacare was implemented, many reports, studies, economists, journalists and politicians were sounding a trumpet of alarm about the “if you like your plan, if you like your doctor – you can keep them” promise.
In September 2010, Senate Republicans brought a resolution to the floor to block implementation of the grandfather rule, warning that it would result in canceled policies and violate President Barack Obama’s promise that people could keep their insurance if they liked it.
“The District of Columbia is an island surrounded by reality. Only in the District of Columbia could you get away with telling the people if you like what you have you can keep it, and then pass regulations six months later that do just the opposite and figure that people are going to ignore it. But common sense is eventually going to prevail in this town and common sense is going to have to prevail on this piece of legislation as well,” Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley said at the time.
“The administration’s own regulations prove this is not the case. Under the grandfathering regulation, according to the White House’s own economic impact analysis, as many as 69 percent of businesses will lose their grandfathered status by 2013 and be forced to buy government-approved plans,” the Iowa Republican said.
On a party line vote, Democrats killed the resolution, which could come back to haunt vulnerable Democrats up for re-election this year.
Senate Democrats like Mary Landrieu, Jeanne Shaheen, Mark Pryor, Kay Hagan and Mark Begich – all of whom voted against stopping the rule from going into effect…
Do you still believe Hagan had no idea?
For an honest thinking, logical person to believe that Kay Hagan did not know that people would most certainly lose their plans under Obamacare… would mean we would also have to believe that she was either an imbecile or delusional.
I don’t believe either. I believe the woman is a liar.
Even the architect of Obamacare, Zeke Emanuel, has been telling anyone who would listen from the start that the elimination of employer served plans would be a good thing for everyone. The White House and their Democrat surrogates knew, while they were telling the lie, that people would lose their coverage. Their own internal estimates said that 93 Million would probably lose their coverage… but apparently Kay Hagan missed that DNC memo.
North Carolina, do yourself a favor and vote for Thom Tillis, if only because he’s not Kay Hagan – who is either a liar, an idiot or an insane person.
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