Obama: ‘No serious evidence’ Obamacare is holding back economic growth [video]
Today, President Obama made some remarks about the horrible shooting at the Washington Navy Yard before delivering a scheduled address about the economy on the fifth anniversary of the financial crisis. During economic portion of the address, Obama claimed there is “no hard evidence” that Obamacare is putting a clamp on the economy. The claim picks up on Jay Carney’s assertion in July that allegations that Obamacare reduces full time hiring are “belied by the facts.”
Here’s President Obama making that claim today:
Many tweeters weren’t buying what Obama was selling:
Yes, Obamacare is going to be great, which is why Big Labor has been begging the administration for an exemption from some of its provisions.
Maybe we should start blaming the negative economic effects of Obamacare on global warming. That way, Obama could be categorized as “a denier”:
Here are some related stories that the president considers “not serious evidence” of Obamacare’s negative economic impact: