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Krauthammer’s Take: ‘Remarkable’ How Obama Discovers Things

It’s remarkable how President Obama “discovers” things so late in his tenure, Charles Krauthammer said Tuesday night.

“Remember at the beginning [of his administration], he spends a near trillion dollars on the stimulus and then discovers afterward that ‘shovel ready’ really doesn’t exist?” Krauthammer said. “And then he told us just a few days ago, he discovered how, you know that, purchasing health insurance is not easy, it’s rather difficult.”

“Is this news to him?” he asked.

Krauthammer also castigated President Obama for his recent “discovery” that it’s difficult to get the young to sign up for Obamacare, saying it’s been an issue all along.

“Why would a young person want to subsidize older people by having their premiums double, which is exactly what Obamacare does?” Krauthammer asked. 

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