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Obama to GOP: “You Think We’re Stupid?”

April 15, 2011

Via CBS News

In what he thought was a private chat with campaign donors Thursday evening, President Obama offered the most revealing behind-the-scenes account to date of his budget negotiations with GOP leaders last week.

CBS Radio News White House correspondent Mark Knoller listened in to an audio feed of Mr. Obama’s conversation with donors after other reporters traveling with the president had left the room.

In the candid remarks, Mr. Obama complains of Republican attempts to attach measures to the budget bill which would have effectively killed parts of his hard-won health care reform program.

“I said, ‘You want to repeal health care? Go at it. We’ll have that debate. You’re not going to be able to do that by nickel-and-diming me in the budget. You think we’re stupid?'” recalled the president of his closed-door negotiations on the bill to fund the federal government until September.

More here.

Well Barry, you have to admit that your healthcare plan IS pretty stupid…

So, if the shoe fits….

Consider this:

With Obamacare, there is no increase in competition, there is no cost containment, there is no fundamental change, there is no deficit control, and there is no universal coverage…. (source)

Sounds like a disaster to me… 

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