Obamacare Architect Slammed For Voter ‘Stupidity’ Comments
A year-old video showing MIT economist Jonathan Gruber saying that "lack of transparency" made the passage of the health law possible has hit a political nerve.
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Who Is Jonathan Gruber?
The MIT economics professor, best known until now for his key role advising the Obama administration on the Affordable Care Act, has come under attack after a year-old video of a University of Pennsylvania panel surfaced that featured him referring to the "stupidity of the American voter" and a “lack of transparency” as crucial to the passage of the 2010 health reform law. Those comments have struck a nerve on the right, with some of the law’s critics pointing to Gruber’s comments as evidence that the administration intentionally deceived the American public on the costs of the program. (DelReal, 11/11)
Obamacare Architect: Voter ‘Stupidity’ Prompted Cost Concealing
Just a few days before Americans get the pleasure of wading through the upgraded though still not completely debugged Healthcare.gov Website, another bombshell that paints a picture of public deception in pushing through the president’s unpopular health law has been dropped by Obamacare’s chief architect. (11/11)