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10:31 AM, Jul 31, 2013 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
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As implementation of Obamacare draws closer, nerves among a certain constituency are increasingly frayed.  As Robert Pear of the New York Times writes:

As President Obama barnstorms the country promoting his health care law, one audience very close to home is growing increasingly anxious about the financial implications of the new coverage: members of Congress and their personal staffs.   

They are, to be fair, victims of the bureaucracy and a bit of political theater.  But, on second thought, that seems eminently fair.  No reason they should get a pass.  

The essence of the thing seems to be this:

The people who wrote the bill (but did not necessarily read it) and who work in the shop that produced it and others like it, are happy with their current coverage and would prefer to keep it. 

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