Obama Care: It's Nixon's Fault!

Robert B. Reich, liberal commentator and Secretary of Labor under Bill Clinton, insists in today's Huffington Post that "the Democrat's version of Health Insurance would have been cheaper, simpler and more popular" and asks "so why did we enact the Republican version and why are they so upset?" Yes, he did. And no, there is nothing to indicate that his astonishing editorial is satire. Moreover, there is nothing to indicate in the comments sections that the Huffington Post readership manages to spot any irony in all of this either. This is the low information propaganda machine at full throttle.  Reich's thesis is that "while Republicans plot new ways to sabotage the Affordable Care Act, it's easy to forget that for years they've been arguing that any comprehensive health insurance system be designed exactly like the one that officially began October 1st, glitches and all." And in case you're not sure just which Republicans Reich is referring to, he clarifies that in the next...(Read Full Post)