The Rhetoric of ObamaCare

Except for diehard, "true believer" progressives, it has finally begun to dawn on Americans that ObamaCare was sold to us under false pretenses. But the selling of ObamaCare was accomplished not only with lies. It also relied on the clever use of rhetoric: the language of persuasion. But even now, after the lies have been exposed, the rhetoric just keeps coming. In the president's 51-minute statement on Nov. 14, there are 29 iterations of the word "market." Of those, 11 iterations are in the form "marketplace." Here are a few of the president's 11 uses of "marketplace": Now, switching gears, it has now been six weeks since the Affordable Care Act's new marketplace has opened for business. ... And number two, that the marketplace offers new options with better coverage and tax credits that might help you bring down the cost. ... We will continue to make the case, even to folks who choose to keep their own plans, that they should shop around in the new marketplace because there's a...(Read Full Article)

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