Democrat: "It's Not Fair" For Congress To Be Subjected To Obamacare
Obamacare is ok for the average American, but not for Congress, at least according to one Democrat:
Dozens of lawmakers and aides are so afraid that their health insurance premiums will skyrocket next year thanks to Obamacare that they are thinking about retiring early or just quitting.
The fear: Government-subsidized premiums will disappear at the end of the year under a provision in the health care law that nudges aides and lawmakers onto the government health care exchanges, which could make their benefits exorbitantly expensive.
Rep. John Larson, a Connecticut Democrat in leadership when the law passed, said he thinks the problem will be resolved.
“If not, I think we should begin an immediate amicus brief to say, ‘Listen this is simply not fair to these employees,’” Larson told POLITICO. “They are federal employees.”
Well sure, it isn’t fair, but then the expensive new mandates Obama is imposing that is in turn driving skyrocketing premiums and an increasingly part-time economy isn’t exactly fair either.