Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The Opacity Of Obola



“Lack of transparency is a huge political advantage,” says Jonathan Gruber, the MIT economist who helped write Obamacare. “And basically, call it the stupidity of the American voter or whatever, but basically that was really, really critical for the thing to pass.”

Old news to me, but it's nice to have a sound byte that the MSM can broadcast for months in an endless loop on their 24 hour news cycle...

OK, sarcasm off.

I can dream, can't I?

13 comments:

Woodsterman (Odie) said...

He would rather have this law than not. In the land of the free we were never asked.

Sandee said...

What Odie said. Spot on. Nobody cares what the masses think anymore. We are of no import in their scheme of things.

Have a terrific day. ☺

jan said...

This did little to lower my blood pressure.

cube said...

Seems like our democratic republic is no longer democratic and the republic part is rapidly headed towards the realm of banana.

cube said...

Sandee: These 'elites' are so much smarter than we are and believe they can tell us how to live our lives.

cube said...

Jan: I hear you.

Woodsterman (Odie) said...

Being on the left means it's OK to lie to win an argument.

Woodsterman (Odie) said...

Oh my ... I already commented?

Woodsterman (Odie) said...

Did I just comment again?

cube said...

Woodsterman (Odie): It's OK. Comments are good.

Always On Watch said...

The Left's mask has slid off, huh? This Gruber arrogance even made the front page of the WaPo.

I hope that America is paying attention and learning an important lesson.

Abdul Bari Chanessra said...

Opacity is formally defined as the measure of the impenetrability of .... Most meters are calibrated to display either percent opacity or optical density values haze meter.

Abdul Bari Chanessra said...

An opacity meter for measuring the light transmitted through a ... affect measurements based on the legally defined Ringlemann haze meter.