Framing Obamacare

The name Obamacare is meant to smear the law with doubt about Obama's legitimacy.
The name Obamacare is meant to associate the law with doubt about Obama’s legitimacy.

Coined by the law’s opponents, supporters should avoid this term. The purpose of the term is to frame the debate about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act as about President Barack Obama rather than the law’s contents.

See “Affordable Care Act.”

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3 thoughts on “Framing Obamacare”

  1. A year or so ago, Progressives embraced the term “Obamacare,” but it’s outlived any utility it might have had. The Republican assault to delegitimize the PPACA is working.

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