It started even before the first Obamacare health exchange took our money. An irresistible opportunity beckoned to turn inclusion into a dirty word. Despite all their promises, could Democrats find a way to give health care benefits to the one group they told us we would not have to pay for?
Inclusion breaks a promise
In his push to support adding our unauthorized residents to the Obamacare rolls months before the ACA became law, Congressman Mike Honda talked about the “impact of immigrant inclusion on containing health care costs for all Americans …”1 The left has yet to give up on the myth that handing health care benefits to people with low incomes slashes costs, but in this case there is a kernel of truth to what Honda said.