I'm shouting out my window. Can you hear me? Listen closely. I'm as angry as I've ever been.
That's right. I've had it with all of you. That means you, NBC and you, ABC, and every damn one of you who thinks you're doing anything to serve the public with your idiotic breathless "investigative reports" about the Affordable Care Act.
Let's just call this what it is: A full-scale war on people who have the misfortune to be imperfect, to have some condition, no matter how minor, that corporate greedsters can count on to pad their bottom lines while leaving people in the cold.
Never mind the facts, you're just going full speed ahead with your "shocking" stories about how Obama oversold the Affordable Care Act with his "If you like your insurance you can keep it" pitch. Not one of you has bothered to mention the fact that those policies people "liked" were changed or terminated by the insurers because before the Affordable Care Act, insurers got to do that any time they wanted. Not one of you has expressed even the smallest concern about the poor people in red states who can't get health insurance because their governors are pouting. Not ONE.
I have had it with the way you overlook success to magnify and glorify failure. I have had it with your self-righteous bloviation about health policy and the way you let right-wing politicians use you to distort, misinform, and pretend you give a damn about anything but your bottom line.
Like it or not, the ACA is going to succeed. Like it or not, people like our family who have to suck up $1,200 monthly COBRA premiums right now are finally going to get a break. And like it or not, we're going to make sure our stories get heard, too.
While you're all hand-wringing over bullsh*t nonsense, look at what no one is hearing, talking or even thinking about. These are but a few examples:
- Cuts to SNAP assistance means poor children will be even hungrier than they are now.
- Gun safety laws
- Austerity and what it costs our economy
- Climate change and the deniers fueled by billionaires
- Immigration reform
None of these things are as important as whether or not someone can hang onto their damned crappy health plan that pulled money out of their pockets on a monthly basis while promising nothing significant in the way of health benefits?
You're all a bunch of useless whores. Every last one of you, and because of you, this country is being destroyed.
Why not get some balls and start reporting actual news that matters to people just trying to get through one day to the next without going bankrupt, dying, or losing what little they have?
Oh, that's right. Your
billionaires stockholders matter more than the truth.
Get up. Get mad. Demand some truth from these high-paid shills instead of the waggly-ass meme shopping they call news.