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Gallup: After Edging Up, Obama Back Down | Main | Joe Biden Does it Again: "UPS and FedEx are doing just fine. ... It's the Post Office that's always having problems."
August 11, 2009

Obama's Stupid Town Hall

What, Obama on television? What is it, Christmas?

I'll post stupid crap he says.

Teh Most Adorable Little Plant in the World: A nine year old is called upon right off the jump. She wants to know about these mean signs she sees about Obama.

Blathering: Dude, I have no idea what this stuttering prick is saying. I don't think he knows, either.

He Wants Generics on the Market Sooner? What, sooner than the statutory 7-year patent period for the invented drug?

7 years is not a long period of time to recoup all the money you spent in inventing a drug. And Obama wants to cut that?

He didn't say that, I don't think. But I'm scratching my head wondering how else you get a generic "on the market" quicker. It's easy to make a generic -- to get a patent in the first place, you disclose precisely what your invention is in your patent application, so anyone can later copy you.

What is this buffoon talking about?

Now... He's talking about bringing down drug prices.

But this lying bastard just cut a deal where he would not use the government's market power to force down drug prices, in exchange for $150 million from ads from the pharmaceutical industry.

"I have not said I was a single-payer supporter:" Uh-huh. Nope, President Prissypants, you never said that.


Paraphrase (via AHFF Geoff): " have not said i am a single player supporter because frankly we historically have employer, transition too disruptive."

No, that's the claim you began making later to walk-back your original statements supporting single payer.

He Did Suggest Cutting the Already-Short 7 Year Drug Patent Window: DrewM caught it; I missed it.

"He did say if they can cut the patent time 'a little bit' it will save money," DrewM. says.

"A little bit." Uh-huh. It's only 7 years as it is. Any cut is already a substantial fraction of the whole.

And this is the window of profitability that makes drug research worthwhile to begin with.

"I don't want anyone to think I'm pulling the bait-and-switch here:" Right. You're just claiming that two thirds of a trillion dollar plan can be paid for solely by "eliminating waste and inefficiency."

"I don't want people to think I'm calling on nothing but plants here" (chuckle from crowd): No, why would we think that.

Buffoon: Scott writes:

That "UPS and FEDEX are doing just fine. It's the Post Office that's always having problems" in an answer about public option. Did he really just use an example of a failed almost bankrupt gov't run institution to say people shouldn't worry about private health companies being able to compete?


At Claire McCaskill's Town Hall... She's asked if the public plan will cover abortion. She answers, dishonestly, "There is nothing in the bill that mentions using federal dollars to cover abortion."

She then attempts to move on. The crowd boos at her naked dishonesty. She gives in to the boos and lets a guy note that AP says that the bill will cover abortion, and that Obama dodged the question, saying he "didn't want to micro-manage" what the public plan would cover. (Except to the extent he's going to micro-manage which tests you don't get, and which tests you must get.")

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