Obamacare | The Government's Takeover of Health Care
Some Think Registering for Obamacare Meant a Microchip Would Be Implanted in Them
Created on Tuesday, 06 May 2014 08:13
Written by Justin Credible
Of the countless lies pushed forward by the White House and Democrats about Obamacare, there certainly was never a mention of having a microchip implanted if you signed up for the failed law. Yet, many uninsured Americans believe that, which is partially a reason they haven't signed up for Obamacare. While death panels are going to be a reality, microchips certainly are not. The interesting part is the hundreds of millions of dollars and four years the Obama regime had to roll out the law, they still couldn't get it right. How pathetic that is of our government.
From The Week:
One of the Obama administration's biggest obstacles to getting people enrolled in new health insurance plans was the daunting educational outreach effort necessary to inform people of what in the heck ObamaCare even was. With such a massive overhaul of the nation's health care system, there was bound to be mass confusion, misinformation, and plain old ignorance. And indeed, even late last month, six in ten uninsured adults didn't even know the deadline to enroll in ObamaCare was only a few days away; only two-thirds knew the Affordable Care Act required people to get insurance or face a fine.
Spurred on by politically-motivated counter-narratives, the sheer extent of the confusion was incredible. (Remember those dreaded, though fictional, death panels?) Yet a weekend feature from The New York Times exploring how the swirling uncertainty suppressed ObamaCare participation among the poor offers one of the most astounding tidbits to date: Some poor people believed signing up for ObamaCare involved having microchips implanted in their bodies, like something out of a dystopian science fiction film.
Despite a terrible rollout, ObamaCare still managed to crack its 7 million enrollment goal by April 1. That said, it's worth wondering if enrollments would have climbed even higher had there not been so much confusion surrounding the health care law.
Yes, liberalism is not too far from a dystopian society. However, microchips getting implanted in individuals that sign up for Obamacare is crazy.
Justin Credible is a contributing editor for Habledash.