Defenders of the Affordable Care Act are boasting that health insurance premiums are not rising as much as some analysts predicted. They will. There are multiple factors, including politics, that drive health insurance premiums up—and down. The ACA increases both inefficiency and utilization, which will increase total health care spending and therefore health insurance premiums—just the opposite of what President Obama promised.
President Obama says the reason for his delay in rolling out an immigration plan by executive order is so he can invest more time explaining it to the public.