There were a lot of lies in the State of the Union address Tuesday night, but the one about ObamaCare caught my eye since my insurance premiums have doubled. The Washington Post actually checked some of the facts and found fault, as did The Daily Beast in this piece. Energy provided another volley of untruths.
Of course, the biggest whopper was that we are “stronger” than before, and there is “much progress” to report. As Charlie Hurt reported, His Oneness is going to take more of your money, despite his claim that he would support the middle class without spending a dime, about which there is a nifty video on how many dimes.
Andrew Malcolm calculated the number of cliches nearly matched the word count. Peter Ferrara was less kind. Victor Davis Hanson accurately deemed it the same old boilerplate, and it surely was, but he added new bits about manufacturing hubs and government-private partnerships and repairing infrastructure as a means to provide jobs. Wait a minute – wasn’t the first stimulus supposed to repair roads and bridges and other parts of infrastructure? Never mind. We live in a fantasy world as painted by the Marxist thief in chief.