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Rosy view can’t hide Obamacare’s flaws

Shame on the Globe for stating in last Sunday’s front-page story about Obamacare that the law’s long-term success is dependent on the premium payments of young adults such as Alisson Wood (“Out of health-care furor, satisfaction”).

Wood, with annual income of less than $15,000, will pay nothing for her health care coverage, so she will do nothing but further imperil the already tenuous foundation of this highly flawed law.

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Of course, showing the effect of the law on a more successful young adult would have punctured the myth of the piece — it cited four cases, each of which resulted in lower premiums — where everyone wins with Obamacare.

Sandy Leith


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