Category Archives: Guy Benson

Yet another “adjustment” to Obama’s Glorious-yet-Ever-Changing Healthcare Plan

…but only because it’s politically expedient for the Democrats, of course.

First, allow me to provide a quick “refresher” sheet of the various and sundry changes which the president has already unilaterally enacted regarding Obamacare (*click* the image for full-size view):

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And now, for the latest “adjustment” of His Lordship’s Glorious-yet-Ever-Changing Healthcare Plan for the Great Unwashed:

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#Obamacare website sign-up numbers even LOWER than expected… **UPDATE: only 26,794!

I know, I know: none of us were expecting the early enrollee numbers for Obamacare to be too impressive. Truth be told, we figured they’d be outright pathetic, …and somehow, we STILL overestimated them.

In addition to everything Guy mentioned, there’s one more item which I’ve stated before, but it absolutely bears repeating here…

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Democrats’ Negotiating style: “Heads I WIN, Tails you LOSE”

I’ve linked to Guy Benson’s blog a number of times, and enjoy it when he fills in for Hugh Hewitt occasionally. Smart, quick, and rather self-deprecating, Benson covers the political scene in DC as well as anyone, and easily better than most.

This post came out yesterday at Townhall.com, where he serves as the political editor. 

If you don’t normally read his column, or do so only occasionally, I’d politely suggest you make it a habit. You’ll be far better informed as a result, I promise…

–JTR

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“Negotiating,” …Democrat-Style

Guy Benson   –by Guy Benson; Political Editor, Townhall.com

The White House has been hyping its #My2K Twitter hashtag in an attempt to galvanize supporters to contact their Congressional representatives to demand action to avert the fiscal cliff.  The administration estimates that unless Congress moves, the average family’s tax bill will jump by more than $2,000, starting on the first of January.

The implication, of course, is that Republicans are once again standing in the way of resolving this problem.  Show of hands — as the media breathlessly follows every minor twist and turn of these negotiations, how many of you have seen this fact reported?

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