"I lost my health insurance under Obamacare," Rep. Michele Bachmann lamented to CNN's Wolf Blitzer on Thursday evening.
She didn't sound happy about it. "Actually, we were just fine before," she told Democratic strategist Paul Begala after he suggested that she should be thankful for the health reform law because she and her husband, who Bachmann said had serious health issues, couldn't be discriminated against now.
Has she checked out the Washington, D.C., health insurance marketplace, where she could see what Obamacare might actually be able to offer her and her family? Yeah, right.
“Are you kidding? I’m not going to waste an hour on that thing,” she said. “I’m waiting until they fix this thing. I’m not going to sit there and frustrate myself for hours and hours.”
But as Bachmann portrayed herself another victim of Obamacare, another American kicked off her health plan, she left out one important fact: She has her fellow Republicans to thank for her so-called predicament.
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