While RINOs and those to their left busy themselves demonizing Tea Party-types for pressing for stripped down, out-of-my-life government, they are gagging on their own medicine.
Granted, John Boehner has been a critic of ObamaCare, but the stuck-in-the mud center of the Republican Party is largely responsible for the Obama phenomenon. Old guard Republicans threw their weight behind John McCain in 2008. That effectively opened the gate for left-wing extremists to capture the White House and set an agenda that forced ObamaCare on the nation.
Not only will Boehner's health insurance cost nearly double, but his deductibles will nearly triple. A spokesman said Boehner can afford it, but many others cannot and roundly condemned ObamaCare for placing undue financial burdens on Americans.
Now, if can get the RINO wing of the Republican Party to have the same concern for over-taxation.
John Boehner’s premiums spike under ObamacareContinue reading ►
By JONATHAN ALLEN | Politico
House Speaker John Boehner’s health insurance premiums will nearly double — and his deductibles will almost triple — as a result of the Affordable Care Act, according to figures provided by his office at POLITICO’s request.
Don’t expect to hear the Ohio Republican complain about his personal price spike, but he’s one of many older lawmakers and aides who are just finding out how much more they will have to pay as they move from the old Federal Employees Health Benefits system to coverage in the District of Columbia’s new health insurance exchange, as required by a provision in the Affordable Care Act and subsequent federal regulations. That will be true, too, for some consumers across the country who are transitioning into the exchanges.
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