Rahm Emanuel famously declared early in the Obama administration that "you never want a serious crisis to go to waste." Apparently the White House feels the same about holidays. On Sunday, a blog post appeared on the official White House website entitled "Happy Mother's Day, from the ACA":
This Mother's Day is particularly special for millions of families this year.
More than 8 million Americans have signed up for coverage through HealthCare.gov. And for families across America, that's making a difference – providing peace of mind for parents and kids alike.After several examples of children and mothers who benefited from coverage under the Affordable Care Act, readers are invited to click on a link to answer the question, "What has getting covered meant for your family this Mother's Day?"
Note: A version of this post first appeared at The Weekly Standard.