Nov 8, 2012 Comments Off on Backfire: ‘Modern Family’ Mocks Obama After HHS Pushed Hollywood To Tout Obamacare Chuck Biscuits
Excerpted from Beltway Confidential: President Obama’s Health and Human Services Department used taxpayer money to hire a public relations firm to convince television shows to promote Obamacare. The plan appears to have backfired, as one of the shows targeted mocked the president last night for saddling young people with the cost of his health care law.
“In last night’s episode, titled ‘Arrested,’ 13 year-old Luke Dunphy (played by Nolan Gould) suffered from an allergic reaction to soy and was sent to the hospital,” observes Erin Brown of Red Alert Politics. “When three year-old extended family member Lily Tucker-Pritchett (played by Aubrey Anderson-Emmons) visited his bedside and inquired about the presence of an IV drip, Dunphy stated, ‘I don’t know but thanks to Obama, you’re paying for it.’”