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November 1, 2013 12:00 AM

John Dickerson: Obamacare is making Republicans look like sages

During the public debate over health care in 2009 and 2010, no matter how tightly you may have shut your door, there was one piece of information it was impossible to avoid: the president’s promise that if you liked your doctor and your health care plan you would be able to keep it. So it was a surprise to many people to get a letter like the one Independence Blue Cross sent its customers weeks ago. It said that as a result of the Affordable Care Act, “your current plan will be discontinued effective Jan. 1, 2014, and you will need to select a new plan by the end of December to avoid any interruption in coverage.”

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