Obamacare Rated ‘A Failure’

‘Few Say They Would Describe The Law As A Success’

SEN. HARRY REID (D-NV): “So people are extremely satisfied with health care. … Obamacare is working.” (Sen. Reid, Congressional Record, S.3733, 6/4/15)


New Polling: ‘Public Support For Obamacare Tied Its All-Time Low’

ABC: “Public support for Obamacare tied its all-time low in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll…” (ABC News / Washington Post, 6/8/15)

  • “Overall, just 39 percent support the law, down 10 percentage points in a little more than a year to match the record low from three years ago As the Supreme Court debated the constitutionality of the individual mandate. A majority, 54 percent, opposes Obamacare, a scant 3 points shy of the high in late 2013 after the botched rollout of healthcare.gov.” (ABC News / Washington Post, 6/8/15)

CNN: “Few say they would describe the law as a success thus far, only 11% say so in the poll…” (“Poll: Trust Lacking In Supreme Court Over Handling Of Key Issues,” CNN, 6/8/15)


FLASHBACK: ‘Schumer: Poll Numbers Will Turn In Dems Favor’

SEN. CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY): “When people see what is in this bill and when people see what it does, they will come around.” (“Schumer: Poll Numbers Will Turn In Dems Favor,” Politico, 12/21/09)


Dems: ‘Obamacare Has Been Wonderful For America’

PRESIDENT OBAMA: ‘This is working the way it's supposed to.’ “Now, a lot of the opponents of the Affordable Care Act, they had all kinds of sky-is-falling, doom-and-gloom predictions… I think it's important for us to recognize and acknowledge this is working the way it's supposed to.” (President Obama, Statement, 6/7/13)

SEN. HARRY REID (D-NV): “Obamacare has been wonderful for America.” (NBC’s “Meet The Press,” 7/14/13)

REP. NANCY PELOSI (D-CA): “The implementation of this is fabulous.” (“Dems To Kathleen Sebelius: Seniors Confused On Obamacare,” Politico, 6/27/13)



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