Katherine Mangu-Ward on the Best/Worst of Obamacare Propaganda


These ads, hosted at doyougotinsurance.com, are so ridiculous that they prompted Mother Jones to run an article informing readers that the campaign was, in fact, "real." A team effort by the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative and ProgressNow Colorado Education, the series focuses heavily on sports injuries, sex, drinking—and various combinations of the three. The primary takeaway from the ads is that you should sign up for your taxpayer subsidized health insurance now so that you can engage in borderline risky behaviors later. This one is part of the #brosurance category, explains Katherine Mangu-Ward, but don't worry: there's something for the ladies as well. Check out the six best/worst pieces of Obamacare propaganda.