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I’ve lost count of how many Jonathan Gruber videos have been released, calling American voters stupid and the Obamacare push deceptive. Nevertheless, the President distanced himself from the MIT economist as if he were just “some guy from the neighborhood.” Today American Commitment tied up these various threads with a beautiful red ribbon:
Barack Obama’s quote:
“You have already drawn some of the brightest minds from academia and policy circles, many of them I have stolen ideas from liberally, people ranging from Robert Gordon to Austan Goolsbee; Jon Gruber; my dear friend, Jim Wallis here, who can inform what are sometimes dry policy debates with a prophetic voice.”
In a presser over the weekend, Obama asked “every press outlet” to “go back and pull up every clip, every story” on Obamacare. He averred that this would prove “there was not a provision in the health care law that was not extensively debated and was fully transparent.”
Our friends at the Free Beacon took him up on the suggestion:
Will all of these ugly revelations make Obamacare even less popular? And, more importantly, is the Supreme Court following these developments?