Thursday, December 24, 2009

Obama: I Was Against The Public Option Before I Was For It

Lefty wunderkind blogger-turned-columnist Ezra Klein is calling b.s. on President Obama's recent statement that he "didn't campaign on the public option":

"But speaking as someone who did a lot of reporting on their health care plan, they [the Obama campaign] emphasized it privately quite a bit. Obama's latest statement on this is hair-splitting at best and misleading at worst."

Did candidate Obama ever campaign on a public option, or speak publicly about his support for one? At 2:35 of this clip, it certainly sounds like he does:


"The Hammer" said...

Hypocrisy and duplicity among politicians. Shocking it is.

Smoothfur said...

No surprise, he only lies when his lips are moving.

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