House GOP Plays Messaging Jiu Jitsu With Obamacare
House Speaker John Boehner, largely playing defense throughout 2013, turned the tables on the Obama Administration’s effort to implement the Affordable Care Act (ACA) by playing some smart messaging jiu-jitsu.
As the President has already called for a one year delay in the employer mandate, House Republicans are urging the same for the individual mandate.
Said Boehner: “Is it fair for the president of the United States to give American businesses an exemption from his health care law’s mandate, without giving the same exemption to the rest of America? Hell no, it’s not fair. We should be thinking about giving the rest of America the same exemption that Obama last week gave businesses.”
While Obama has been steered into the corner siding with business over individuals, the House GOP is now on the side of the little guy…