Flashback: Obama pledged to reduce health insurance premiums by $2,500 per family per year

That was then. This is now:

Don’t worry! Washington Post blogger Ezra Klein is here to put your concerns to rest:

And there’s this:

Fair enough. The bottom line, though, is that rates are going higher — significantly higher — for many people (particularly affluent, healthy people) in the individual market. Yes, believe it or not, New York Times columnist Paul Krugman got it wrong. (Not the first time. Won’t be the last.)

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