Irresponsible tactic to steer young adults away from Obamacare


I don’t know whether to laugh or cry reading the Sept. 30 article, As Obamacare marketplaces open, sales pitch begins in earnest, on how health navigators’ efforts to sign up young uninsured adults are being countered by the right-wing initiative, “Generation Opportunity” which actively encourages these same young uninsured to forgo health insurance. One only needs to wonder if Generation Opportunity and their funders will then assume responsibility for their actions and pay for the expenses of the unfortunate youngster who, swayed by their lobbying, remains uninsured and then contracts cancer or gets into a serious car accident.

It seems that tea party conservatism now places a higher value on hating anything connected to President Obama over people taking personal responsibility.

John Ise, Miami Shores

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