Obamacare: It’s a big, disastrous deal
Democrats’ dissembling over costs is coming to light
Joe Biden may not always have complete command of the facts. Franklin D. Roosevelt did not hold his fireside chats on television. The word ‘jobs’ does not have three letters. And you do not need a slight Indian accent to shop at 7-Eleven or Dunkin’ Donuts. But give the vice president credit — his description of Obamacare is spot-on: “This is a big [expletive] deal.” Yes, it is, Joe. In a 2010 column titled “Obamacare’s unkeepable promises,” I compiled the top Obamacare
Mr. Obama made this empty promise before the American Medical Association in June 2009, and the few remaining doctors still willing to associate with the AMA — only about 17 percent — believed it. America didn’t. Neither did the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), whose most recent analysis reveals that up to 20 million Americans could lose their employerbased health insurance as a direct result of Obamacare. As an aside, if your own doctor is still a member of the AMA, you might want to find a smarter doctor.
“I can make a firm pledge. Under my plan, no family making less than $250,000 a year will question: If Obamacare is so great, why do Democrats lie about it so much? The government takeover of the American health care system and with it a sixth of our economy is a big deal. Lying to the American people to make it happen, as Joe Biden would say, that’s a big [expletive] deal.