Actual Headline: ‘Dems don’t spike ball on ObamaCare’

Posted by on Apr 03, 2014 at 8:08 am

Wait, what? Did this “reporter” miss the Rose Garden end zone dance the other day? How the debate over ObamaCare was over, how it was such a massive success once they allegedly forced 7 million people into this mess?

They didn’t spike the ball? Hello!

Democrats on Capitol Hill are treading carefully in the wake of this week’s surprise enrollment success for President Obama’s healthcare reform law.

While lawmakers are hailing the news that 7.1 million people have gained insurance through ObamaCare exchanges ahead of the first enrollment deadline — a number exceeding the initial goal set by the administration — many are also eager to direct the focus away from the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and concentrate instead on bread-and-butter economic issues ahead of November’s midterms.

“Elections are always about jobs,” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Tuesday. “So I think that, while … we’re proud of the Affordable Care Act, we now pivot to job creation.”

Wait, pivoting to jobs? But ObamaCare was supposed to create 4 millions jobs according to … Nancy Pelosi and was supposed to magically create 400,000 upon passage alone four years ago. Her words, we’ll remind you:

But no, there was not ball-spiking by Democrats the other day, not at all. Meanwhile, the Democrat media was in full “victory lap” mode.

This is a montage from yesterday, last night, and this morning of the Drive-Bys orgasmically reveling in Obama’s “victory lap.”

DIANE SAWYER: President Obama took a kind of victory lap.

WOLF BLITZER: President Obama called reporters to the White House for something of a victory lap.

JIM ACOSTA: …what was basically a victory lap here in the Rose Garden

ERIN BURNETT: …the president’s victory lap.

MICHAEL SMERCONISH: The president taking a victory lap…

TRISH REGAN: … bit of a victory lap.

GLORIA BORGER: … a victory lap or crowing and saying, “We told you so!”

LISA KENNEDY MONTGOMERY: …the president’s health care victory lap.

BILL SCANLAN: A chance to take a victory lap.

CHRISTINE ROMANS: A victory lap?

ED HENRY: It was a pep rally as much as a victory lap.

BRIAN WILLIAMS: And that is what a victory lap sounds like.

FRANCES RIVERA: The public victory lap

STEVE DOOCY: …the president’s victory lap yesterday in the Rose Garden.

JOHN KING: It’s hard not to call this a victory lap.

No, no spiking the ball there, no sir.


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3 Responses to “Actual Headline: ‘Dems don’t spike ball on ObamaCare’”

  1. Kafiroon on 3/03/14 at 10:26 am

    Interesting that all these “independent news people” use the same words. No collusion there, all free thinkers.

  2. Advo on 3/03/14 at 12:25 pm

    Starting condition: 30 million uninsured (Dem numbers)

    Transient condition: a minimum of 6 million more lose existing insurance

    Victory condition: ~7 million sign up, many have not and will not pay premiums. Status of coverage for those who enroll is uncertain to be kind.

    This is what victory looks like? With a similar scenario playing out for ~90 million affected by the employer mandate changes in the next year or so, what would constitute disaster?