When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do? -- John Maynard Keynes
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Obama, Promises Made, Promises Broken
Remarks by the President at GOP House Issues Conference | The White House: " . . . .The last thing I will say, though -- let me say this about health care and the health care debate, because I think it also bears on a whole lot of other issues. If you look at the package that we've presented -- and there's some stray cats and dogs that got in there that we were eliminating, we were in the process of eliminating. For example, we said from the start that it was going to be important for us to be consistent in saying to people if you can have your -- if you want to keep the health insurance you got, you can keep it, that you're not going to have anybody getting in between you and your doctor in your decision making. And I think that some of the provisions that got snuck in might have violated that pledge. And so we were in the process of scrubbing this and making sure that it's tight. . . ." --President Barack Obama - Remarks by the President at GOP House Issues Conference, January 29, 2010 (White House Transcript from link above) Any question about who dropped the ball?