Matt Drudge Sees Spanish Obamacare Van in Miami and Freaks Out

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The right wing's most influential techno hermit, Matt Drudge, lives in a mansion out in the Redland and was driving around Southwest Dade yesterday when he saw two things that freaked him out: the word "Obamacare" and the Spanish language. He tweeted a picture of a van touting an Obamacare sign-up service in Spanish, which for some reason set off a freakout among Twitter conservatives.

"You can still subscribe to Obamacare," reads the back of the van. "Apply today! Call 800-419-6318. You can qualify to receive Obamacare. Totally free."

For no reason whatsoever, Drudge implies the van is "government-looking," despite the fact that (A) it is not and B) it has civilian plates.

Riptide also called the number and was greeted by an English-language prompt that said, "Welcome to Med Plan," and not any official government service. According to its website, Med Plan "is a licensed discount plan organization which is regulated by the Florida Department of Insurance."

Drudge's followers replied with typical ignorance.

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Korinne Caliguire
Korinne Caliguire

I saw this on the road too!! Advertising for our taxes lovely.

DRAKEMALLARD.0
DRAKEMALLARD.0 topcommenter




The Tea Party and other extremists are destroying the GOP, and
permanently stripping it of any credibility in the minds of thinking
people. In 10 years time, provided they don't get us all killed, we'll
be wondering how anyone could ever buy such a bill of spoiled goods.




Think of how it all started: America was founded by slave owners who informed us, "All men are created equal." All "men," except Indians, iggers, and women. Remember, the founders were a small group of unelected, white, male, land-holding slave owners who also, by the way, suggested their class be the only one allowed to vote. To my mind, that is what's known as being stunningly--and embarrassingly--full of Shit.“ Rich men didn't think themselves anywhere near the equals of poor men. The idea that rich men and poor men were treated as equals is a falsehood often advocated through historic revisionism. If it were otherwise, rich men would have bled on the battlefield along with poor men.”



Jason Winburn
Jason Winburn

Obamacare an unread bill sold on lies is such a failure it needs vans driving the streets advertising for it? #pathetic

chipahoy
chipahoy topcommenter

its headed down to South America to sign up everyone down there. 

Nicolle Ugarriza
Nicolle Ugarriza

If you think we have or had the best health care system in the world, you need to travel outside of the US. Try northern Europe!

Mary Pashalidis Nieto
Mary Pashalidis Nieto

I LOVE that Vegas story! Did you hear that he racked up that bill on November 21? Oh, wait a second. Health coverage didn't start until January 1. How strange...

Sean Danger Floyd
Sean Danger Floyd

1) Although I love New Times across the board, don't be mad Drudge has a traffic base that shames yours. 2) Sure it's not a govt vehicle, but it is still a horrible government program. You hear about that guy in Vegas that was put up with a $407,000 hospital bill after ACA shafted him? Great coverage right there.

Wendy Coffee
Wendy Coffee

I guess twitter is a good forum for ignorant racists.

Chgo Dave
Chgo Dave

we had the best healthcare system in the world.people came from ever wear for our doctors.government wants to control you.through health care.through taxation.through EPA.if you let em will tell you what to eat and drink? the less government control the better off we are.unless you want to be on welfare?

SteveCee
SteveCee

I wish the government would control your grammar.

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