Obama digs down deep and comes up with another scapegoat for Obamacare disaster: THE MEDIA

President Obama took a swing at the media, blaming the press and negative headlines for recent reports indicating that Obamacare premiums will spike in 2017.

“We’re not going to get that much help from the media,” Obama told the more than 25,000 volunteers on a White House call with the president on Thursday. “This is going to be a ground game.”

Obama called on activists to help “clear the mud off the windshield” to get people to sign up, the Washington Examiner reported.

“There is a faction of people who are continually trying to root for failure, despite the fact that we keep on insuring people and folks continue to get help,” Obama said on the call that was closed to media.

“The bottom line is, most people are going to be pleasantly surprised at how affordable their choices are,” he said. “If they look for themselves, despite the headlines that don’t always explain that premiums going up doesn’t necessarily translate into” higher premiums for those who qualify for tax credits.

The president claimed that most people can find a plan “for less than $75 a month,” and most of those re-enrolling will see their premiums drop 20 percent. Despite reports this week that the federal exchanges will rise 25 percent in 2017, officials believe most people will find the plans affordable due to subsidies, the Examiner reported.

Obama continued to point a finger, noting the “incredibly fierce political resistance against giving people health insurance, something I have never fully understood.”

“We’re not letting up,” he promised, pledging to do radio interviews and writing opinion editorials to promote  getting people signed up.

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