Some in the media are breathlessly reporting new Obamacare "enrollment" numbers today: 364,000 sign-ups following the cancellation of nearly 6 million policies. But in order to actually enroll, you must pay the first premium. That's where the rubber meats the Obamacare road. And guess what? Estimates are that only 5% to 15% of those who have signed up have actually enrolled by paying the premium. That means that the actual enrollment number is probably much, much lower. As in, really, really low.
So while the leftist media wants to sing hosannahs about all of the "progress" made on the website and "enrollments," the truth is far uglier...for Obamacare, for its architect whose name it bears, and for leftist government control.
Read more in this great piece by John Nolte at Breitbart: https://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/12/11/obamacare-5-million-cancellations-364-thousand-sign-ups