During the 2012 lead-up to the election, the Obama campaign often credited Mitt Romney for providing the model for the Affordable Care Act back when he was governor of Massachusetts. In a statement about the death of Staples founder Thomas Stemberg, Romney credited Romneycare with providing the spark for Obamacare:

Does Romney really want to step forward at this point and take credit for the Obamacare law?

Mmm hmm.