A conservative group whose funding traces back to Palm Beach’s own David Koch and his brother, Charles, is urging young people to “opt out” of buying health insurance next year.
While the ads’ message has upset many, it’s the group’s actual ads that are provoking the most outrage. They feature separate videos of a young woman about to undergo a pelvic exam and a young man about to undergo a prostate exam at the hands of a creepy, big-headed Uncle Sam puppet.
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On Oct. 1, online health insurance marketplaces will open, enabling people to shop for coverage and apply for federal subsidies. The Web address for Floridians is healthcare.gov.