Bill Clinton to Barack Obama: Keep your Obamacare promise

Even former president Bill Clinton is telling Barack Obama that he hasn't treated millions of Americans well. Clinton says they should be allowed to keep their insurance if they want--as Obama promised.

But that would take a change in the law--something that Obama has refused to do.

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  • Good idea, and I wouldn't be surprised if Obama by executive fiat delayed the individual mandate. The problem is, the policies have already been cancelled never to return ( by law), so the insurance companies couldn't take people like me back even if they wanted to.

    In fact, it would be smart political hay for Obama to do so, knowing that those with policies cancelled are SOL, but he could claim compassion and show his contempt for the evil insurance companies.

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