posted on Oct, 6 2013 @ 02:27 PM
propaganda hard at work..There is no greater hatred than that born out of affection spurned and trust betrayed. Yesterday, the media loved Chad
Henderson. Today, they hate him.
He, along with a handful of other individuals, were recently the subject of profiles in the press demonstrating both how navigable the exchange system
is and how they are benefiting under the Affordable Care Act. It’s difficult to overstate how absurd the media coverage of Henderson’s reportedly
successful effort to sign up to health care exchange has been.
Henderson’s story was particularly attractive. He was precisely what the media, and the White House, needed: a young, ostensibly healthy individual
willing to pay a substantial portion of the meager income into the system so that it can support older, more chronically ill patients who will be
partaking in health care services regularly.
In the media’s rush to make a star out of Henderson, they failed to vet him thoroughly. Most of the press missed the fact that Henderson is a
current political activist and Organizing for America volunteer. Somewhat more egregiously, they also missed the fact that Henderson’s story was not