ABCs of the ACA: Obamacare

Ethan Lindsey Oct 1, 2013

Obamacare (proper noun, slang):  The popular term for the Affordable Care Act.  It was coined by critics of the law to make fun of it.  Then President Obama himself embraced it. Now, everyone uses it. But if Obamacare succeeds, Obama is betting his opponents will find a new name for it.

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