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Obamacare Excuses

by Avik Roy
Refuted, one by one

‘If you like your health-care plan, you’ll be able to keep your health-care plan, period. No one will take it away, no matter what.” It surprised no one — at least no one who closely followed the passage of Obamacare — that the president’s iron-clad guarantee was more like tinfoil. But the president’s problems with the law, already serious, are going to grow deeper.

In the Nixon days they used to say that “the cover-up is worse than the crime.” So, too, are the excuses Mr. Obama is making for health-insurance cancellations: Over the course of explaining away the first fabrication, the president has uttered four more that will come back to haunt him.