Michele Bachmann went on CNN's The Situation Room on Thursday night to talk about — what else — Obamacare. She told Wolf Blitzer that she "lost" her insurance under the ACA, and will be "forced to go on the website and purchase the health insurance plan from the D.C. health exchange." She's picking up on the cancelled-plan meme, and both Blitzer and her fellow guest Paul Begala let her do it. But Bachmann isn't losing her insurance in the same way that average citizens getting cancellation letters are.
But Bachmann didn't acknowledge any of this on The Situation Room — she just talked about the slow website. "Are you kidding? I'm not going to waste an hour on that thing ... I'm waiting until they fix this thing. I'm not going to sit there and frustrate myself." Blitzer just blinked at her: "I don't understand. Explain this to me... You and your husband are not going to have health insurance?"
There's also the possibility that Bachmann had health insurance through her husband — but again, her office could not comment on what kind of insurance she's "lost." Either way, Bachmann insists, "We were just fine before."