And yet another video is revealed
Jonathan Gruber, Obamacare architect, has become a national news celebrity, but probably not for the reasons he hoped.
No less than ten videos have surfaced wherein Gruber explains the only reason Obamacare passed was because Americans are “stupid” and also because the administration’s, “lack of transparency was a huge political advantage.” And there seems to be no end in sight.
Noah Rothman at Hotair broke down the sixth unearthed video (if we’re counting correctly). Gruber explained how Democrats intentionally mislead to sell Obamacare and disclosed that despite all the Democratic denials at the time, they were well aware of how economically devastating the ACA would be.
Despite Democratic attempts to distance themselves from these damning revelations, Pelosi, Obama, and Reid have all been exposed for having working knowledge of who Gruber is. Not to mention Gruber’s regular White House visits.
For someone who’s been so outspoken about the awfulness of Obamacare, Gruber had “no comment” when confronted by Sean Hannity’s camera crew. Perhaps he received a cease and desist order from the imperial counsel.
Just this afternoon, Jim Geraghty at National Review reported on what is in my estimation, one of the nastiest Gruber video to date:
On April 9, 2014, Gruber appeared on the “Curbside Consult” interview series with Harold Pollack, at healthinsurance.org; the host introduced Gruber as the “architect of Obamacare”, and Gruber made no objection.
Pollack says, “One of the things that’s really striking to me is there’s a politics of impunity towards poor people, particularly non-white poor people that is almost a feature rather than a bug in the internal politics in some of these states, not to cover people under Medicaid, even if it’s financially very advantageous to do so.”
That’s a great way to put it. There’s larger principles at stake here. When these states are turning – not just turning down covering the poor people – but turning down the federal stimulus that would come with that. So the price they are willing … They are not just not interested in covering poor people, they are willing to sacrifice billions of dollars of injections into their economy in order to punish poor people. It really is just almost awesome in its evilness.
But take a deep breath because it gets worse…
Later in the conversation, Gruber attributes the desire to cut Medicaid spending to racism:
I really believe that if we could politically help explain the costs to society of cutting provider rates, of cutting back Medicaid, I think we’d get the majority of people to support strengthening that program. I think it’s just because of racial reasons and other things, we just haven’t managed to get through with that message.
Racism. Because obviously.
Refusing to engage in unsustainable Medicaid expansion is “awesomely evil” and also racist. If only we’d known sooner, we might have capitulated and agreed to pass Obamacare, even it if was built on lies, muddled math, and complete deception of those too “stupid” to understand how the ACA would work.
You can view the interview here:
You’d think a man that was paid $400,000 of our hard earned tax payer money could afford help to tidy up his office, but as long as he keeps on telling the truth about Obamacare, who am I to complain?
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