Is ‘I’m sorry’ the best he’s got?

Is ‘I’m sorry’ the best he’s got?

President Barack Obama said Thursday he was sorry some people are losing their health insurance plans under his Obamacare law despite his oft-repeated, now-discredited promise “if you like your insurance plan, you will keep it.”

Obama made the admission — seemed to me with some prodding — in an interview with NBC’s Chuck Todd, coming as more and more stories emerge of individuals getting their policies canceled as a consequence of provisions in his signature health care law.

“Even though it’s a small percentage of folks who may be disadvantaged, you know, it means a lot to them,” Obama told Todd.

“And it’s scary to them. And I am sorry that they — you know, are finding themselves in this situation, based on assurances they got from me. We’ve got to work hard to make sure that — they know — we hear ’em and that we’re going to do everything we can — to deal with folks who find themselves — in a tough position as a consequence of this.”

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