Fox News and the true stories of two purported Obamacare ‘victims’

The Secular Jurist

The nationwide Fox News dragnet to find and publicize anyone who might have been adversely affected by the Affordable Care Act (i.e. Obamacare) keeps getting derailed by diligent reporters armed with facts.  Here are two recent examples which blew up in their right-wing propagandist faces:

From:  Fox News Finds A Victim — Of Republicans’ Obamacare Sabotage

Fox host Elisabeth Hasselbeck welcomed guest Tammy Fiechtner onto the November 1 Fox & Friends to discuss a letter she received from her insurer explaining that she’s being automatically moved to a new insurance plan. Hasselbeck hyped “what’s being called the Obamacare coverage gap,” saying, despite the letter, that she “hasn’t gotten a new plan. In fact, she doesn’t have coverage at all.” Fiechtner’s comments shed more light on her predicament; the new plan she was being moved to had a similar premium, but a higher deductible. Fiechtner then explained that after exploring her options…

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