When I look at her at night, I think there are a lot worse things that could happen to you in life than than to get caught redhanded trying to give health care to 40 million Americans that don’t have it.
– Bill Clinton, 1995, about Hillary Clinton, following harsh criticism by Republicans after she spearheaded the failed Clinton task force to reform health care access
Mark Alexander is joining the superPAC promoting Hillary Clinton for President, urging Ready for Hillary PAC supporters to spread the word about the Affordable Care Act, and sign up at the new the health exchanges if they don’t now have insurance. His letter, released by the Washington Post, also sheds harsh light on the federal government shutdown congressional Republicans forced in their failed efforts to derail what they call ‘Obamacare’.
Alexander, the Seton Hall Law professor who was an advisor to Barack Obama as early as 2007 when he was a first-term Senator, served as policy director and senior advisor for his 2008 White House win, and has advised him as President. Earlier this year, the Montclair resident unsuccessfully challenged Nia Gill in New Jersey’s 34th Legislative District Democratic primary. The Clintons have been supportive of the Obama White House health initiative.
Read the letter supporting ACA sent by Mark Alexander, below the fold.