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When the Obama administration is now recruiting our nation's librarian who's in the PR push for the president's health care law.
Up to 171000.
Librarian -- -- will be helping to get Americans signed up for -- -- The move comes after the White House already tried to enlist the help of both the NBA and the NFL and also telling teenagers that they need to.
Translate some of this in some cases for their parents and help them understand it when they get home.
At night for dinner Stephen Moore joins me now senior economic writer at the Wall Street Journal this is it it is sort of a public army that's being enlisted -- try to get this -- thrill what do you make of the use of librarian save some time on their hands these days apparently.
These runners in this -- right.
Okay you're right -- the by the way there was quite a whole -- last week.
When it was announced that they were gonna try to deputize the and I fell on the NBA players association to public service ads for those so the latest of courses that is what you just reported that now librarians and there are tens of thousands of them.
That are going to be -- deputized to to basically translate this lie and to educate Americans about a lot.
The press that there's a big problem here about the which as you know what out what comes next are we gonna use the Postal Service so we -- -- -- police and fire service to get people aware of the -- The other problem is.
It's not so much that people aren't aware of it it's a lot of people just don't wanna sign up or they cannot afford to sign up and no matter how much information you give the people about the belt law if they can't afford the extra -- they're not gonna sign up and that's going to be a big problem because remember January 1 as well on this block kicks -- -- back -- I mean that you just touched on what I think is the central point here I mean if people don't sign up Steve it will be a disaster I mean -- it takes everybody being in it.
In order to even the most optimistic folks who look at this plan.
That is a minor.
In I mean that that's an absolute baseline that they have to meet.
So do you blame number I mean you know libraries have been used to disseminate information people don't have a PC year they don't have Internet access at home is a perfect place for them to go to try to figure it out people do wanna have a way to navigate -- -- what's wrong with that.
Well I had two problems with this not the one as the chair of the federal government is now spending hundreds of millions of dollars a year trying to recruit people to sign up for public benefits -- you know you guys at fox have covered that.
They had -- travel with with food stamps exactly where -- you know lose.
Basically -- people yes sign up it's good for the economy and so on.
I just don't like that's what people should be able to make their own decision and -- also question whether librarians.
Are a good source of information -- for young people look it's mostly young people under the age of thirty that are very skeptical about signing up for this program.
People under thirty actually use libraries very much they've got their ipads and they've got.
All of their other computer equipment you know they've got they've got a right -- right online right in front of up -- they'll act when he announcer hand out my parents -- if I'm not enough for one.
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