Letter: The Real Health Care Tragedy

To the Editor:

A recent letter to the editor concerning the Affordable Care Act from Alan Tenenbaum (Forum, Nov. 27) is so full of inaccuracies and his own assumptions that it is not worth responding to all of them here. What does come through loud and clear is Mr. Tenebaum’s hatred of the president of the United States and any attempt on the part of government to help bring health care to those who don’t have it in this, the richest country in the world.

The “tragedy” is not the ACA or even his implication that the president is a liar, but the attitude of those like Mr. Tanenbaum, who bring forth no solution of their own and have no intention of working together with all of us to make health care work for everyone.

Roger W. McWilliams



Letter: Obamacare Is a National Tragedy

Monday, November 25, 2013

To the Editor: These were President Barack Obama’s words when he described the Affordable Care Act: “If you like your health insurance plan, you can keep your health insurance plan. Period. If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor. Period. No one can take it away from you, no matter what.” In his Nov. 24 column (“With Health …