Editorial Board

The Only Obamacare Number That Matters

Let's stop using Obamacare enrollment numbers to trumpet the law or tear it down. All that matters is improving it.

The monthly announcement of Obamacare's enrollment figures has become an exercise in confirmation bias, starting with the administration itself. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius noted the "encouraging trends" in yesterday's release, while House Speaker John Boehner opted to highlight its "embarrassing failures."

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