Saturday, November 23, 2013

'They must have thought themselves members in good standing of the Beltway Nomenklatura and immune to the inconvenience of having to live by rules they crafted for the benefit of the peasantry beyond the Potomac...'


At the Weekly Standard, "Winners and Losers":
We learn more about the vagaries of Obamacare every day. People who thought they were somehow okay are discovering that they are getting it in the neck and wondering how this could be. One tends to feel sympathy. But in some cases, not so much. As for instance, the situation described by Jonathan Allen & Jennifer Haberkorn of Politico:
Veteran House Democratic aides are sick over the insurance prices they’ll pay under Obamacare, and they’re scrambling to find a cure.

“In a shock to the system, the older staff in my office (folks over 59) have now found out their personal health insurance costs (even with the government contribution) have gone up 3-4 times what they were paying before,” Minh Ta, chief of staff to Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wis.), wrote to fellow Democratic chiefs of staff in an email …
More at the link.