What’s the difference between Bernie Madoff’s fraudulent investment Ponzi scheme ,that hurt thousands of duped investors, and President Obama’s, now proven “misstatements,” to 314 million Americans so to ensure his reelection in 2012? Not a lot that I can see.
Both are deeds of shameless liars and “big fight fixers.”
If the lies of “you can keep your insurance, and your doctors, period; no one will pay more for insurance” were to have become known anytime between the summer of 2010 and the fall of 2012, than not only would Barack Obama have been soundly defeated by Mitt Romney, but the Congress would have shifted to the “right” in truly epic numbers.
This might still happen in 2014 and 2016. And it should, despite promises to delay the enrollment deadline.
Every member of Congress who voted for the 2010 Affordable Care Act, which included every single member that called themselves a Democrat, put their national reputation up on the glass pedestal for all mankind to witness and remember. There will be no spinning their way out of this one.
Every Republican voted “no,” and for good and obvious reasons. For example, like no one having had a chance to read and fairly debate the darned thing. Those “stubborn Republicans” were also hell bent on trying to hold back on the implementation of a massive new government takeover amounting to one-sixth of the American economy.
Is there any do-over for a presidential election that, like a fixed boxing match, was purposely thrown by insiders?
Unfortunately, I don’t think so.
Even with the truth of Obamacare being known by some for the past three years (which a complicit mainstream media drowned out), Mitt Romney made the 2012 presidential election a good race. Would the nation’s accurate knowledge of Obamacare’s true damage have been enough to swing the election to Romney? Given the still growing anger across all America regarding Obamacare, and its dismal broken promises and failed rollout, yes, I absolutely believe Romney would have won.
The White House (again with a complicit mainstream media) was able to obfuscate the Benghazi tragedy past the Nov. 6, 2012 election, but throwing the truth about Obamacare on top of that simmering heap before the election would have turned Obama’s re-election efforts into ashes.
And he knew it would too. That’s why he lied, often and without noticeable remorse, about the Un-Affordable Care Act and its real impact upon Americans.
Romney could and should have done more outreach to Hispanics and to women. He could and should have done more fighting back against “far left” lies and gross distortions of what he (and Paul Ryan) stood for.
But the truth of it was that Americans were investors made part of a fraudulent scheme by an integrity-less White House and its re-election campaign. In the end, the wrong man was elected president and the real winner wasn’t.
Not because Romney was fairly beaten, but because he couldn’t beat a house that threw the fight.
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