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Obama prescribes ugly fix for Obamacare: Our view
USA Today

President Obama’s attempt Thursday to make good on his promise to let people keep their health insurance policies was politically inevitable. With the public howling, Democrats defecting and Republicans planning a vote today to let insurers keep selling insurance that doesn’t comply with the Affordable Care Act’s tough new standards, he had to do something. But political necessity doesn’t guarantee good policy, and the president’s plan is less a solution than it is a punt.