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The irony behind Obamacare’s hipster tax

hating hipstersTHE WASHINGTON EXAMINER – Earlier this month, Public Policy Polling released a survey on Americans’ attitudes toward hipsters — the subculture of young, urban-creative types who characteristically don jeans, faded T-shirts and thick black-rimmed glasses, worship iPhones, and sip artisan coffee.

According to the tongue-in-cheek PPP poll, “27% of voters said they thought hipsters should be subjected to a special tax for being so annoying.” But the reality is that Congress already passed a hipster tax. It’s called Obamacare.

President Obama’s health care law forces insurers to offer comprehensive health insurance benefits to those with pre-existing medical conditions and limits how much insurers can vary prices based on age or health status.

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