The disastrous rollout of Obamacare – the failing website, the brutally low enrollments, the forcible cancellation of millions of health insurance plans – has revealed the depth of the craven hypocrisy of the Obama-backing left. Once, they stood for “universal healthcare.” Once, they stood for “if you like your plan, you can keep it.” Now, they stand for President Obama’s signature program and nothing else.
Since 2010, Obama supporters have claimed the unearned moral high ground in their supposed battle for more widespread access to affordable health care. But the events of the past few weeks have demonstrated that the left was never interested in widespread access to affordable health care; they were interested, instead, in a complete remaking of the health care system via government interventionism. Here are the top four instances of leftist hypocrisy on Obamacare over the last month: