GUEST COMMENTARY: To pass health plan, Obama, Democrats kept mum about its downsides

Monday, November 25, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CST

The journalist Jonathan Cohn, an ardent supporter of Obamacare, recently wrote in The New Republic that problems with the rollout of the Affordable Care Act should be "an opportunity to have a serious conversation about the law's trade-offs — the one that should have happened a while ago."