I am far too cranky this morning to be able to properly discuss this absolutely absurd attempt by Polifact to cover up both the hardcore partisan biases of its supposedly detached political judges, and its relentless attempts to excuse Barack Obama from the consequences of his own bad behavior with regard to Obamacare. Suffice it to say that, yeah, Eric Cantor was in fact perfectly justified in saying “The people who have health care and insurance and like it in this country are not going to be able to keep what they have.” They are, in fact, not:
— Phil Kerpen (@kerpen) November 2, 2013
The Obama administration – and, frankly, its sycophants (and I am hoping that they are offended by that categorization, honestly) – made a very bad call: they promised a miracle, apparently in the belief that there were Magical Space Government Gnomes that could deliver miracles on cue. If Polifact and the Democratic party object to the idea that extravagant political promises can crash and burn with higher intensity than modest ones, then perhaps the latter should stop making them. Mind you, I’m arguing against interest, here: stupid political opponents who never learn better are the best kind to have.