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October 31, 2013

Making Them Vote On It: Ron Johnson's "If You Like Your Plan, You Can Keep It" Bill Will Put Democrats in a Tough Spot

And then will Barack Obama veto his own promise?

Johnson's bill, which will be introduced on Wednesday, could put Democrats in a tough spot. Asked Tuesday to explain the news that millions of Americans were losing their insurance policies, contrary to the president's promise, Senate Democrats responded with a mixture of denials, evasions, and historical revisionism. Nearly all refused to say if they opposed Johnson's bill.

Jon Tester just flat-out denied people were losing their insurance:

One senator was not willing to cede the point that many Americans would be losing their current health insurance plans. When asked if those folks who like their plans should be able to keep it, Jon Tester, Democrat from Montana, responded, “I think your premise is wrong.”

What was wrong with the premise? “You said millions of people lost their health care,” Tester responded.

What about news reports saying as much?

“They’re wrong,” Tester said.

So here's the thing: Obama can't permit this, because his plan always relied on f***ing over millions of people. That is central to his plan.

Just like we've been saying for five years.


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