Imagine if we had five years of a Republican president with unemployment between 6.5% and 10% the entire time as well as sluggish economic growth? We’d never hear the end of it. But the media continues to give President Obama a pass. Even worse, now they’re saying – get this – that there is “value in low economic growth.” They’re doing mental gymnastics trying to spin the bad economy into a positive.
After the Congressional Budget Office reported this week that Obamacare “…creates a disincentive for people to work,” liberal commentators went into full spin cycle. But the rhetoric from U.S. News’ associate editor Danielle Kurtzleben may be the most preposterous, proclaiming:
“What the truth might be, and what few politicians would dare say, is there might simply be some value in lower economic growth.” …
This fits in with numerous other efforts from Obamacare supporters to reassure the American people that the law is a good thing, really. As The New York Times declared in “Freeing Workers from the Insurance Trap.” (Read More)