How much is Obamacare PR blitz costing you?

How much is Obamacare PR blitz costing you?

The face of Obamacare changes from day to day. One day it’s the flaccid, smarmy smile of Obama Boy, the next a chorus of pets. In a recent ad, the face of Obamacare was even, appropriately, a human butt.

When all is said and done, this desperation move on the part of the administration will cost the president what little dignity he has left, but it is also costing you, the taxpayer. How much is the promotion of this hated law setting you back?

Last December, Forbes wrote:

Extrapolated across the entire U.S., the cost of marketing and advertising to get Americans to sign up for coverage is expected to run into the hundreds of millions of dollars.

The state of Illinois alone, the article noted earlier, is spending more than $30 million in federal grant money to promote the effort.


Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy has written for The Blaze, HotAir, NewsBusters, Weasel Zippers, Conservative Firing Line, RedCounty, and New York’s Daily News. He has one published novel, Hot Rain, (G. P. Putnam’s Sons), and has been a guest on Radio Vice Online with Jim Vicevich, The Alana Burke Show, Smart Life with Dr. Gina, and The George Espenlaub Show.

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