PolitiFact has a pretty terrible and rather partisan history of Obamacare fact checks. However, there's one, in particular, about Obamacare that remains especially puzzling. It's the "half-true" rating the organization gave when President Obama promised that, If you like your health insurance, you can keep your health insurance under Obamacare. This was not a casually tossed-off statement by the president, either. It was made repeatedly and quite deliberately in an attempt to sell America on Obamacare.Treat yourself to reading every word. Hemingway nails it, and his conclusion is not to be missed.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
The Weekly Standard: 'Will PolitiFact Ever Correct Its Biggest Obamacare Error?'
Just a few weeks ago, I was lamenting the decreased volume of criticism directed at PolitiFact. But as Obamacare promises continue to crash and burn, picking on PolitiFact is back in style. And few do it better than The Weekly Standard's Mark Hemingway: