Thursday, September 10, 2009

Obama's iffy math

It's rare that traditional media sources provide any real fact-checking on our politicians anymore. This has been especially true for President Obama, particularly on the issue of health care. I suspect this is due to a combination of laziness and ideology.

To their credit, the Associated Press stepped up to the plate and did some fact checking on last night's speech to Congress on health care. The AP conclusion? The president uses "iffy math" and "a variety of oversimplifications and omissions in laying out what he wants to do about health insurance."

Read the article for the details.

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