Tomi Lahren Unknowingly Admits That She Benefits From Obamacare and Then Says She Would Like to Get Rid of It
In an interview with Chelsea Handler at Politicon last night,
Tomi Lahren admitted that “luckily, I’m 24, so I’m still on my
parents’ [health care plan],” meaning that she benefits
from–not just luck!–but the Obamacare provision that you can stay on your parents’
plan until you’re 26, the Daily Beast reports.
“I believe that it fails the very people that it’s intended to
help,” she said.
Setting aside the fact that she just demonstrated that she does
not have a basic understanding of the health care policy which
she is working to kill for 22 to 33 million people, including
herself, let’s calm down and come from a place of willingness
to understand where she’s coming from. If not from a place of
facts, then where?
“This isn’t a debate. I’m interviewing her,” Handler opened.
“The one thing I’ve learned from this election is, not to be
trite, but how divided we are and how little understanding I
have of people who aren’t necessarily like me.”
But the interview got heated when Lahren said that she doesn’t
think 22 million people is a “correct number.”
“That is a correct number,” Handler replied.
Whatever her correct number is, she can add a plus-one and
correct the number.
Tensions were apparently running high, as the crowd booed and
cheered to every comment. Handler had to pause and say, “Don’t
share every fuckin’ thing we say, just let us have a
Here are some tweets.
And this one. Sigh.