Carlson, who co-founded The Daily Caller, opened by noting “Obamacare is the biggest piece of social reorganization passed in [his] lifetime, and yet it has never, as far as I know, received majority support.”
“Shouldn’t you get buy-in from the public before reorganizing their health care?” he asked.
“The public likes many of the provisions,” Emanuel responded.
“Yeah, some,” Carlson admitted.
“Wait, did you ask me a question?” Emanuel hostilely shot back at the Fox News host. “Let me answer the question, please. A little respect. The only provision that scores under 50 percent is the mandate, and people haven’t understood that if you want no pre-existing disease, condition, exclusion, you have to have a mandate. Those are inexplicably linked. The public, of course, would like their cake and eat it too, but you cannot have both of those…”
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