Politics

Congressman: ‘Obamacare is less popular than chlamydia’

Jamie Weinstein Senior Writer

Congressman Steve Stockman can troll with the best of them.

A day after the Obama administration revealed that just 106,185 Americans had signed up for health care through the Obamacare state and federal exchanges, the Texas Republican sent out this tweet:

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1,412,791 Americans reported cases of chlamydia in 2011, though the CDC estimates that infections were more than double that number.

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