White House: ObamaCare Unpopular Because of Negative Advertisements

On eve of Supreme Court ruling, White House blames critics for health law’s critical reception

Speaking at Wednesday’s White House press briefing, Jay Carney said the reason ObamaCare is so unpopular is because its heavily funded opposition:
REPORTER: “According to our latest NBC News-Wall Street Journal poll, 37 percent of Americans said they would be pleased if the health care law were found unconstitutional. Why, on the eve of the Supreme Court announcing its ruling on this, has the administration failed to convince the American people this is a good thing?”
CARNEY: “Well, Kristen, that's a great question. I think we've discussed this on a number of occasions over the months and years. There was excellent reporting recently, I think, on the sheer volume -- in the millions and millions and millions of dollars -- that was spent in an effort to discredit the Affordable Care Act. The differential there in money spent was, I think, eye opening. But it reflects the challenge that we have faced.”

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