Monday, October 21, 2013

Fox Deflects From GOP Role In Problems

The point of Feaux Noise coverage is to increase profits for their insurance company advertisers

Oct. 21, 2013

Fox News is preemptively deflecting blame from Republicans for their refusal to set up state-based health insurance exchanges, which media reports say contributed to problems with the federal health insurance exchange website


States had to notify the federal government by mid-February if they intended to create their own exchanges. A February 18 post on The Washington Post's Wonkblog explained that nearly all of the states that failed to set up their own exchanges were Republican-led, as demonstrated by the following graph:


Media reports show that this partisan decision by Republican governors has contributed to the federal government's problems launching, but Fox has already worked to prevent Republicans from shouldering any of the blame for those issues.


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