How this hasn’t gone down the memory hole is a mystery.
This afternoon, Jonathan Gruber of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology analyzed the Governor’s arguments and declared:
“The Affordable Care Act will not lead to widespread erosion of employer-sponsored insurance. Rather, it will provide the necessary protection for those who are suffering from the erosion that is already taking place.”
Read Gruber’s complete post here.
The link takes yo to The New Republic, where it’s noted:
Jonathan Gruber is a professor of economics at MIT and member of the Massachusetts Health Connector Authority Board. He has served as a paid technical consultant to the Department of Health and Human Services and continues to advise policymakers about health care reform.
Not for long.
Meanwhile, we’re left wondering how mad Obama’s going to be when he finds out about the Gruber mess. His favorite news sources haven’t reported on a guy now trending on Twitter for five days, so we imagine he has no idea.
Oh, and in case you missed it, today’s embarrassing Gruber video was released: