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Beyond 'I'm sorry': 5 ideas to help make Obamacare work

The Atlantic, November 11, 2013

President Obama sat down with Chuck Todd on Thursday to issue a remarkable apology for misleading Americans by promising repeatedly ?if you like your health plan, you will be able to keep your health plan? under the Affordable Care Act. "I am sorry that they are finding themselves in this situation based on assurances they got from me," he said, addressing those in already in the individual health-insurance market whose plans are being canceled. "We've got to work hard to make sure that they know we hear them and we are going to do everything we can to deal with folks who find themselves in a tough position as a consequence of this," Obama said.