Obamacare was enacted on a foundational set of lies. They are the centerpiece of our Lies of Obamacare series of posts, most recently featuring John’s important contribution. Today Kyle Smith devotes a New York Post column to the lie that has consumed our attention over the past week or two. Smith’s column puts an exclamation point on the exposure of Obama’s calculated deceit:
On June 15, 2009, Obama said, in one of hundreds of similar statements, “No matter how we reform health care, we will keep this promise to the American people: If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor, period. 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.”
This wasn’t just bulls – – t. This was a lie.
Smith column concludes:
There is no escape. What Obama said wasn’t true and that’s all there is to it. To the American public, he is a different man than he was last week.
People can handle bulls – – t, but not dishonesty. We don’t like that. His approval rating touched an all-time low this week in the NBC/WSJ poll, and that was before his deception became the news of the week. Obama has rebranded himself as a liar, forever. He will carry this new label to his grave.
Whole thing here.