Here's Barack Obama, A Real President, Reminding YOU To Sign Up For Health Insurance
— Get America Covered (@GetUSCovered) November 1, 2017
Here's sexxy smart President Barack Obama, looking very relaxed, to remind everyone that today is the start of open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act at Healthcare.gov. Obama made the Twitter ad (GO RETWEET IT!) as part of a nonprofit effort to offset the Trump Administration's 90% reduction in advertising for the ACA. It's just nice to see Barry again, isn't it? We really like the way he uses the actual English language and says things that are factual without even interjecting "believe me" at all, but we're sort of elitist that way.
The Obama Government-in-Exile now has a health insurance education division.
The Washington Times notes that Obama "didn’t mention his role in passing the 2010 health law [...] nor did he bother to remind viewers who he was," because perhaps he assumes we're not idiots. But let's get this on the record: That's Barack Obama there, who was president and pushed through a health reform that covered tens of millions of Americans and led to record-low uninsured rates.
Get America Covered isn't just relying on Barry, though -- they're also hoping people will retweet the ad, and then sign up. And beyond that, the policy wonks at Get America Covered WANT YOU to help with the open enrollment push: They're asking for volunteers to start or join "Get Covered Street Teams," with nifty downloadable posters, handouts, flyers, and detailed talking points (PDF download link). Want to sign up to go be an Open Enrollment Super Soldier? Here's the link!
Over a million fewer people will sign up for the ACA this year due to advertising cuts. Trump considers that a good start.
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