President Barack Obama isn’t the only politician who falsely promised that Americans could keep their health insurance under Obamacare.
Illinois’ very own Dick Durbin, the second most powerful Democrat in the U.S. Senate, adamantly and without qualification made the same promise in 2009 when the Affordable Care Act was being debated in the Senate.
Durbin was so vehement, so absolutely dismissive of any opposing view, that he could have been speaking with papal infallibility. He smugly intoned:
Etc. Read on. You will find no better an encapsulation of administration, shall we say buffoonery, and the witches’ brew that is our president’s trademark achievement.