President Obama failed to consult insurers before announcing a significant change to Obamacare that could require them to quickly take a variety of actions and will likely cause a significant adverse impact on their bottom line.

Because why do emperors have to talk to their subjects before decreeing divinely-inspired policies?

According to the New York Times, “many” insurers who attended a hastily called meeting Friday at the White House with Obama ”expressed anger that the president had not consulted them before Thursday’s announcement.”

In a political move designed to quiet a rebellion among Democrats nervous about their reelection prospects next year, Obama Thursday had sought to partially make good on his promise that Americans could keep their health insurance by putting the onus on insurers to renew plans slated for cancellation under Obamacare – if they want to.

So now insurers are the bad guys if they don’t rescue people from losing their plans!

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