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Will Ferrell Promotes Obamacare on Facebook, Feels Web’s Wrath

Will Ferrell is the latest celebrity enlisted to help pitch the Affordable Care Act to the so-called “young invincible” crowd that needs to sign up in large numbers for the law to function:

But Ferrell’s #GetCovered post on Facebook on Monday led to an acidic sea of comments — over 4,000 and counting at press time, almost all of them negative. The actor’s followers lambasted both Ferrell for wading into politics, interspersed with links to anti-Obamacare articles from Townhall and World Net Daily and Ted Nugent-paraphrasing racist comments about President Barack Obama. Les examples:



Whatever your thoughts about Obamacare, pro or con, you gotta admit that one commenter imploring Hollywood to stop churning out remakes has a point.

[h/t Ad Age]

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