More media notice that Democrats have been lying about ObamaCare Medicaid enrollment

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Jan 17, 2014 11:23 AM

More media outlets are picking up on the highly inconvenient truth I mentioned here last week: Obama and the Democrats have been straight-up lying about Medicaid enrollment figures.  

It's not a mistake, or a debatable interpretation of the data.  The Administration and its allies are deliberately and willfully misrepresenting the size of the ObamaCare-prompted Medicaid enrollment "surge" by counting existing Medicaid beneficiaries who were going to renew anyway, whether ObamaCare was around or not.  They're exaggerating the number of enrollees by an order of magnitude: the real number is somewhere between 300,000 and 400,000, but Democrats have been claiming 3 to 4 million.  One motivation for this deception is their desire to make it look as though some huge number of Medicaid hostages will be thrown to the curb if ObamaCare is repealed.