What do you call a product so bad that the employees of the company that makes the product work vigorously not to use the product? If you guessed “manure,” some would say you were pretty close. But the correct answer is Obamacare. No, no, don’t laugh. This is really happening. (HT @ericdrums)
Federal employees are actively lobbying Congress to prevent legislation that would move the employees into the insurance exchanges established under Obamacare, according to a story from the Washington Examiner.
In this case, the National Treasury Employees Union is urging its 150,000 members, including most of the 100,000 IRS employees, to lobby Congress to allow them to remain in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program.
“If the Obamacare exchanges are good enough for the hardworking Americans and small businesses the law claims to help, then they should be good enough for the president, vice president, Congress and federal employees,” said Congressman Dave Camp spokeswoman Allie Walker. Camp’s legislation is calling for federal employees to move into the insurance exchanges.
The entire short article is well worth your time.