NBC News: “Obama administration knew millions could not keep their health insurance”

From NBC News:

President Obama repeatedly assured Americans that after the Affordable Care Act became law, people who liked their health insurance would be able to keep it. But millions of Americans are getting or are about to get cancellation letters for their health insurance under Obamacare, say experts, and the Obama administration has known that for at least three years.

More:  Obama administration knew millions could not keep their health insurance – Investigations.


Almost 1.5 Million Insurance Cancellations Under ObamaCare.

Don Boudreaux:

Even more disturbing, though, is the attempt by “others who are sympathetic to the administration” to explain away this “seeming contradiction” by figuratively harrumphing and pointing out the ‘reality’ of the “difference between political talking points intended to sell a controversial law and the intricacies of” the realities that underlie that legislation.  These administrative sympathizers, in effect, excuse the president’s lying.  These ‘sympathizers’ have the gall to excuse a falsehood on the grounds that that falsehood was meant to “sell a controversial law.” (more)

“Yes, You Can Keep Your Health Plan” or, What Part of *Screw You* Don’t You Understand? – Reason.com

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