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Jay Carney: SCOTUS Was Wrong about the Mandate, Because Obama Says So

NoPlaceToGo Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 6:10 PM
Did you every observe when healthcare was 147 dollars a person just before medicare was instituted? It's now closing in on 9k per person. Did you observe education costs (and test scores) before the DOE was instituted? You are right, this is not just the demoncrats that have led us to this mess, progressives came in all shapes, sizes and political parties. In fact, I beleive it was a republican that took us off the gold standard. Biggest mistake we ever made. The bottom line is, everything the government touches gets screwed up. It's by design, that's no mystery.

Talk about having your cake and eating it, too: President Obama's various spokesmen are adamant that the individual mandate, which the Supreme Court ruled is constitutional as a tax, is not a tax. Indeed, Roberts' ruling has thrown into chaos the president's messaging machine, which has flopped from one position to the next as political expediency has warrented. Indeed, this whole episode is just more proof that Obama & Co. will say absolutely anything to get what they want, even if they contradict themselves from day to day.

Ben LaBolt, spokesman for the Obama campaign, appeared on television this...