Friday, March 05, 2010

Numbers you can't believe in

In today's WashPost, Orszag and DeParle insist Obamacare is "Health care that won't break the bank" and with risible, childlike faith note "The President's plan represents an important step towards long-term fiscal sustainability." Yeah, right, you want to take that one Paul Ryan?

The Obama administration is still leaning on the CBO scoring based on six years of benefits paid for with ten years of taxes, as if any American can't figure out what happens when the law has to stand on its own. Finally, the CBO score itself is based on rainbows and unicorns:

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