Out of touch
By The Tribune-Review
Published: Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, 8:57 p.m.
Your article “Deadline extended for first Obamacare premiums” makes it clear that Kathleen Sebelius and Barack Obama are completely out of touch.
Premium payments aren't the problem. Their broken website and incompetent phone reps have made it impossible for millions of people to buy policies, much less pay for them.
What should I tell the doctors and hospitals that treat my Jan. 2 heart attack? Send your bills to my nonexistent insurance company?
Or send them to Obama?
Upper St. Clair
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Telling facts
- Strong enough
- Budget & business taxes
- Medicaid’s future
- Funding priorities questioned
- ‘We the people’ are veterans