obama-laughingIn a town hall meeting staged for Spanish-language media, President Obama said that low-income folks who are struggling to handle the unexpectedly high rates for Obamacare simply needed to get their priorities straight and cancel their cable and cell phone contracts. The March 6th town hall was another piece of Obama’s increasingly frantic Obamacare rehabilitation campaign, which recently featured Obama alongside Zach Galifianakis on “Between Two Ferns,” this one intended in part for the Spanish-speaking  population. As HotAir’s Ed Morissey reported, when a viewer challenged the president about the “affordability” of the new program for low-income Americans like him who are now forced to buy comprehensive health insurance, Obama first tried to point fingers at states like Texas who refused Medicaid money, but then ended up saying that really it came down to priorities, saying, I guess what I would say is, if you looked at that person’s budget, and if you looked at their cable bill, their telephone, their cell phone bill—other things that they’re spending on—it may turn out that, it’s just they haven’t prioritized healthcare. MORE