It has been fascinating to watch the president’s dogged determination to push his healthcare legislation. He’s wed himself to a bit of policy that he hopes will be his legacy, for better or worse. He has been unable to strongarm many of his more socialized ideas and philosophies through Congress, and has chosen this to be the crowning point of his administration.
But, now that the health exchanges have rolled out, there have been some interesting developments. President Obama may get his healthcare legacy after all, but not in the way he expected.