Allan D. Lial: Bee's source wasn't 'non-partisan'

January 15, 2014 

Bee’s source wasn’t ‘non-partisan’

Regarding “Insurance expert critiques ACA, Covered California,” the reporter’s first sentence states that there is a “nonpartisan view that the Affordable Care Act creates an implementation nightmare.” Later he mentions that his source, Ed Persike, is involved in conservative politics, plus he’s been an insurance salesman for over 40 years. How exactly is this “nonpartisan”? This guy has two reasons to be against the ACA, his politics and his livelihood. I didn’t even bother to read the rest of the article.

ALLAN D. LIAL

Stockton

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