During a Politico-sponsored event on Wednesday, former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius suggested a simple fix to Obamacare, which is so unpopular that 58% of Americans would like to see it repealed, according to a Fox News poll. Insisting that the health care law suffered from a “branding” problem, Sebelius suggested the solution was as simple as changing the name. “Obamacare, no question,” she said, “has a very bad brand that has been driven intentionally by a lot of misinformation and a lot of paid advertising.
Knowing the patriotism of the Hump Day News Report audience, my co-host Tami Jackson and I asked listeners to tweet us new names for the beleaguered signature program of our beleaguered president. We received some excellent serious contenders, but we threw those out and kept the non-serious ones. Below are some of our favorites via Twitter:
— KT (@ensignbay) December 11, 2014
— A Raised Eyebrow (@ARaised_Eyebrow) December 11, 2014
The Unaffordable Lies Act #hdnr
— Egbert Sousé (@Criblecobble) December 11, 2014
— Charlie Davis (@Charcin34Davis) December 11, 2014
— Maquisard (@Browncoat_Atty) December 11, 2014
— Gary Crant (@Beefsteak101) December 11, 2014
— LynnFYI (@LynnFYI) December 11, 2014
Now this next one from my friend Adam Baldwin gets extra points for sticking to conservative principles. His suggestion uses the same initials as the official name for Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, ACA meaning the government wont have to pay to inscribe new initials on the Obamacare bathroom towels.
— Adam Baldwin (@AdamBaldwin) December 11, 2014
Cross-posted at The Lid