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NYT: Obama's Health Insurance Lie an 'Incorrect Promise'
« on: November 13, 2013, 04:08:26 PM »
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Journalism/2013/11/13/NYT-Obama-incorrect-promise

 by Ben Shapiro 13 Nov 2013, 12:04 PM PDT

The New York Times has now decided that President Obama’s lie about Americans being able to keep their health insurance wasn’t a lie at all – instead, it was an “incorrect promise.” That’s the language Times reporters Michael D. Shear and Robert Pear used in describing Obama’s big fib in their Tuesday piece, “Obama in Bind Trying to Keep Health Law Vow.”

The reporters did point out that Obama apologized for “wrongly assuring Americans that they could retain their health plans if they wanted,” but then labeled that wrongful assurance an “incorrect promise on health care coverage.”

An incorrect promise is sort of like a “white Hispanic” – a phrase made up by the media in order to reach a predetermined political endpoint. There are those of us in the real world who label an “incorrect promise” what it is: a lie. And then there is The New York Times.

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Re: NYT: Obama's Health Insurance Lie an 'Incorrect Promise'
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2013, 04:58:44 PM »
An incorrect promise?  Is that sort of like a big loser, a jumbo shrimp, a kinder and gentler war, actually being for something before being against it?  "What difference can it make now" what the term is?
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Re: NYT: Obama's Health Insurance Lie an 'Incorrect Promise'
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2013, 05:38:17 PM »
An incorrect promise?  Is that sort of like a big loser, a jumbo shrimp, a kinder and gentler war, actually being for something before being against it?  "What difference can it make now" what the term is?

Or the 'least untruthful answer' a la James Clapper.

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