Only 11% of Colorado’s Obamacare Exchange Enrollees are Young Invincibles
It looks like the crass ad campaign aimed at getting keg-standing frat boys and promiscuous coeds to sign up for health insurance on Colorado’s Obamacare exchange is failing badly.
“The White House has set a goal of ensuring that roughly 40% of all enrollees on the federal exchange are young and healthy,” reports CNN’s Political Ticker.
“As of November 30, just 11% of total enrollees in Colorado’s exchange fall into the targeted 18 to 34 age bracket. The majority of new enrollees – more than 60% – are between 45 and 65.”
If this trend holds, it means that the funding ratios for Colorado’s insurance pools won’t work because there won’t be enough ‘young invincibles’ in the system. As I explained in a post about a similar problem in Kentucky, too few young…[more]
Year in and year out, the establishment media excuses some of the most vicious and/or vacuous statements or writings from the liberals who make up the vast bulk of that establishment, while accusing conservative writers of awful things we just didn’t say. It is therefore appropriate, in a “let’s-have-fun” sort of way, for the Media Research Center each year to sponsor its “Best Notably Quotable” awards to highlight the malignity and the inanity that so often spews forth from the American media’s self-enclosed terrarium.
For 16 or 17 years, now, I…
"Obama is playing a strange game: The more he speaks untruthfully, the more he resorts to emphatic intensifiers that instead confirm that he is speaking untruthfully. In turn, Obama’s audiences play an even stranger game: The more they hear their president speak, the more they are impressed that he can sound so sincere in being so nonchalantly insincere and mellifluously misleading. When I first…[more]
—Victor Davis Hanson, Hoover Institution Senior Fellow and Nationally Syndicated Columnist
— Victor Davis Hanson, Hoover Institution Senior Fellow and Nationally Syndicated Columnist