Letters to the Editor

Lure of free money

If Joy-Ann Reid were honest, she would tell folks that the ACA was written by Democrats specifically to prevent people who enroll in the federal exchange from receiving subsidies, as subsidies would be available only in the state run exchanges. The Democrats thought the lure of free money would encourage the states to set up their own exchanges. This was no drafting error, as plainly seen by the wording of the act, which in several sections clearly stated that subsidies would be for state exchanges only. Democrats wrote and passed this bill, apparently without reading it.

Now that judges have simply said that the law must be enforced as written, Democrats are the only people responsible if any people lose their coverage. You own this one, Democrats.

John Arguelles, Mara