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White House Writes NFL
Players’ Pro-Obamacare Tweets

Washington Free Beacon, by Lachlan Markay

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 2/3/2014 8:56:15 PM

Obamacare got a boost from current and former National Football League players on Super Bowl Sunday after the White House sent suggested language for laudatory tweets to a representative of the league’s players union. Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo earned a retweet from the White House after telling his followers, “don’t forget you can affordable [sic] healthcare at healthcare.gov.” That was the last in a series of tweets composed by Ayanbadejo about Healthcare.gov. Other messages were more grammatical, containing language copied directly from an email sent by Kyle Lierman, a liaison in the White House Office of Public Engagement, that encouraged players

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: nevernaught, 2/3/2014 9:05:47 PM     (No. 9718175)

Yes, Hitler and Goebbels once did the same thing. Won´t Heil Hitler, the SA and SS taught you a health care lesson on the spot. They shot you. Coming to a city near you soon.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 2/3/2014 9:24:52 PM     (No. 9718187)

I have some suggested language for Obama.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Scout Finch, 2/3/2014 11:36:29 PM     (No. 9718311)

Our Executive Administration has now been reduced to the level of Ron Popiel. With all respect due to Ron and his fantastic touch with capitalism. I have WAY more respect for Ron than I do our "preeezy".

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