Michelle Obama appeared on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Thursday night and shared her and her husband the president’s concerns about young people who were not signing up for Obamacare reported Fox News. She vented to Fallon that “Young People are knuckleheads!” Well could say that she may have missed out on the class on how to win friends and influence people, by targeting young people for her derisive remarks.
The First Lady must be channeling the nervousness that Obama administration officials are facing and do not have a clue on how to fix. According to their own projections before the Affordable Care Act launched, the health plan needed at least 40 percent of the total seven million enrollees to be young people between the ages of 18 and 34-year-olds.
Currently that total is a little over 807,000 as of the beginning of February. Yet, the supporters in the administration, including the president had hoped that the number would be closer to the targeted 1.6 million that should be signed up by now, according to KipSat Sun News.
The ads which the administration have not convinced the so called “Invincibles” that Obamacare with its one size fits all approach is cost effective or will meet their insurance coverage needs.
Of course this is not the same view advanced by the Obamacare supporters or by Michelle Obama as she spun a different view on the Tonight Show. She suggested that young people can get the insurance coverage for less than a pair of gym shoes. She stressed, “A lot of young people think they’re invincible, but the truth is young people are knuckleheads,” and added “that they often cut themselves while cooking or injure themselves by dancing on bar stools,” reported Fox News.
The question that must be vexing young people is if “they are such knuckleheads,” why are they viewing a knucklehead president and his wife try to sale a bill of goods that does not work for millions of Americans? So who is the true knucklehead?
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