Team Obama’s thrilled to have Magic Johnson around to help peddle Obamacare. Heck, our favorite Obamacare flunkie Tara McGuinness calls Magic’s endorsement a “slam dunk”:
We already knew Magic was down with Obamacare, but get a load of why:
So I’m glad that I had good health insurance, a good plan. And also, too, you never know when you’re going to need it. It’s very important. Young people, they think they’re Superman, like nothing’s ever gonna happen to them. But trust me: One day, something’s gonna happen, and you’re gonna need a quality health plan. So make sure you get Obamacare.
The Obama administration may treat us like we’re all idiots, but even we rubes know that the health care that saved Magic Johnson’s life is nothing like the Obamacare clusterfark being forced on so many of us. Magic can sit pretty and pimp Obamacare without actually having to sign up for it himself. He’s one of the elite few who can actually afford to keep that health care he likes:
We don’t begrudge Magic his money. He worked for it. But the idea that regular Americans, particularly young people, can relate to him is utterly ridiculous.