By November, the odds are it will be merely white noise to independent and Democratic-leaning voters. The website will be working and Americans will have become accustomed to the idea of a government safety net for people in need of healthcare.
Despite all the current negativity around ObamaCare, the real news is that more than 2 million have now signed up for the state and federal exchanges. Another 4 million have benefited from Medicare expansion.
Millions more have gained improved policies that cover preventative care, pre-existing medical conditions, eliminate caps on insurance spending and allow young people to stay on their parents’ insurance plan until they are 26.
And for all the hype about cancelled health insurance plans, Census reported last year that 68 percent of working age Americans, 18-64, get their healthcare through an employer-provided plan. Those plans have not changed or been cancelled because of Obamacare.