Don't hate me.

Recent comments—you know, like the ones calling for my job—have made me a little gun shy about reporting anything to do with politics. But I couldn't resist for my latest story talking about the broker vote.

Politics—and this year's presidential election, in particular—has been an extremely touchy issue for our readers. During the past couple of months, our BenefitsPro stories have earned a lot of backlash. Anytime a report argued PPACA had done a good thing, or that Obama was ahead on health care issues or someone compared costs between the candidates' health care plans, we'd hear about it. We often were blamed on which way the polls were going. Depending on the day, we were accused of being either Obama lovers or GOP propagandists.

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