Don’t fall for the widespread myth that Congress is trying to exempt itself from Obamacare

Pat Cunningham

What is it about some people that makes them suckers for almost every bit of nonsense they hear from the right-wing noise machine (see image above)?

Even some of my Facebook friends — nice folks, mind you (else they wouldn’t be my friends) — are buying into false reports that Congress is entertaining legislation that would exempt its members and their staff and families from Obamacare.

HERE‘s what FactCheck.org says:

Several readers have asked us about Congress attempting to exempt itself from the requirements of the Affordable Care Act. A few said that a Facebook post claimed that President ...

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