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It’s amazing what you can achieve when you make something mandatory, and fine people if they don’t do it, and keep extending the deadline for months. It’s like a Cinderella story.

- Jimmy Fallon on the Obamacare enrollment “success” (via theheritagefoundation)

"I think success looks like at least 7 million people having signed up by the end of March 2014." - Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Sept. 30, 2013. 

Now letters produced by a Freedom of Information Act request reveal that many of these same anti-Obamacare Republicans have solicited grants from the very program they claim to despise. This is evidence not merely of shameless hypocrisy but of the fact that the ACA bestows tangible benefits that even Congress’s most extreme right-wing ideologues are hard-pressed to deny to their constituents.