When President Obama said during his press conference Friday, “The one unifying principle in the Republican Party at the moment is making sure that 30 million people don’t have health care,” the liberal media predictably echoed his sentiments.
Yet if they did a little research, such folks would find that almost half of that 30 million are those being forced to buy health insurance against their will.
The folks at the Libre Initiative released a study last month with interesting statistics about ObamaCare (emphasis added):
Supporters of the Affordable Care Act say there are good reasons to force people to buy health insurance. Many young and healthy people use little health care, and they decide not to buy insurance – even though they might be able to afford it. Even worse: the law itself makes insurance more expensive for many young people. But forcing these people to buy insurance provides more money to pay for care for older and unhealthier people, who may use more care than they can afford.
How many people will be forced to purchase health insurance against their wishes? According to a new study: 13.7 million.