ON ACCOUNT OF THIS:
On Wednesday, the New York Times editorial boardechoed the White House’s framing of a damning Congressional Budget Office report measuring the economic effects of the Affordable Care Act. The report found that the ACA’s benefits and the taxes associated with it would create disincentives to work so that, by 2024, the equivalent of 2.5 million people will have left the workforce and taken their productivity with them. The Times joined the White House in calling this condition a “good thing.”
“The Congressional Budget Office estimated on Tuesday that the Affordable Care Act will reduce the number of full-time workers by 2.5 million over the next decade,” the Times editorial began. “That is mostly a good thing, a liberating result of the law.”
“Of course, Republicans immediately tried to brand the findings as ‘devastating’ and stark evidence of President Obama’s health care reform as a failure and a job killer. It is no such thing.”
DOUBLESPEAK IF I EVER HEARD IT.
BUT TURNABOUT IS FAIRPLAY.
SO LET'S LIBERATE THEM!