In today’s American Spectator I point out that Obamacare, which turned three last Saturday, is not improving with age. The President still makes absurd claims about its benefits, including the preposterous assertion that it has slowed the growth of health care costs:
He made the same claim in his SOTU address … but the facts reveal this to be just another example of Presidential prevarication. In reality, the costs associated with the “Affordable Care Act” are already confirming the gloomiest predictions of its opponents, which probably accounts for the continued unpopularity of the law.
Usually, a three-year-old is cute, but not this little monster:
So much political skullduggery was required to get it passed that it began life, as Shakespeare might phrase it, “rudely stamp’d, deformed, unfinished.” And the law’s stupendous cost and clumsy implementation has not improved matters. On its third birthday, it is more grotesque than ever.
To read the rest of the column, click here.