Dems can win Obamacare war

Dems can win Obamacare war

On March 31 the enrollment period for ObamaCare will end, hopefully with nearly 6 million customers signed up. On April 1 President Obama should announce the enrollment period will be extended for three months and begin the largest marketing campaign in the history of healthcare with a mobilization of the stars of sports, song and cinema. If this happens, enrollments will soar past the 7 million mark and dramatically increase the ratio of younger and healthier customers enrolled.

Memo to Democrats: Right now we are barely fighting — and are largely losing — the political war being waged against ObamaCare. The outcome of the midterm elections is far from clear, with GOP incumbents as unpopular as Democratic incumbents, but there is grave danger of electoral catastrophe facing Democrats in November.

I will have much more to say about the Koch brothers soon, but for now I will say the Koch brothers, the Chamber of Commerce (which once represented Main Street but has become a subsidiary of the GOP) and others in the armies of the right are waging an all-out war that must be answered in kind.

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