Must-see morning clip: Obamacare is still screwed, says Jon Stewart

"The Daily Show" is here to remind you that the Affordable Care Act remains under attack


Prachi Gupta
July 24, 2014 5:13PM (UTC)

Are the Obamacare subsidies legal or not? On Wednesday, Jon Stewart explained the very unsexy, but significant split ruling on the legality of federal tax subsidies doled out by the ACA for qualifying low-income individuals. Thirty-six states opted not to set up the exchanges (as Stewart says, "the redder ones"), triggering a lawsuit over the tax credits. As the judicial system descends into chaos, 5 million people hang in limbo.

Advertisement:

Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

MORE FROM Prachi GuptaFOLLOW prachiguLIKE Prachi Gupta

Related Topics ------------------------------------------

Aca Must See Morning Clip Obamacare Subsidies Taxes Video

BROWSE SALON.COM
COMPLETELY AD FREE,
FOR THE NEXT HOUR

Read Now, Pay Later - no upfront
registration for 1-Hour Access

Click Here
7-Day Access and Monthly
Subscriptions also available
No tracking or personal data collection
beyond name and email address

•••


Fearless journalism
in your inbox every day

Sign up for our free newsletter

• • •