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August 04, 2009

January 2008: Hillary Clinton Made Issue of Obama's Demand for Single-Payer

And back when a liberal Democrat in good standing with the party made an issue of it, Meredith Vierra of the Today show actually asked him a question about his evolving stance, asking "Where's the consistency?"

His answer is that he couldn't hear the clip (how convenient!) but he's "always been consistent," which is of course his third favorite lie after "Let me be clear" and "It's just a distraction."

But now that mean old Republicans are noting the same thing, the question becomes illegitimate and beneath the MSM's standards.

Bonus! He claimed then that a different statement, made in a debate, probably didn't include "the full context of his remarks."

He also claim he was only talking about going to single payer if we were starting from scratch, but, having the current system, we must "build" upon that.

He does not mention this Special Secret Caveat in his 2003 remarks.


Via Nice Deb.


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