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Break: New York Magazine
Floats Individual Mandate Delay

Breitbart´s Big Journalism, by John Nolte

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Posted By:mitzi, 10/22/2013 3:08:40 PM

When the GOP suggested President Obama delay the individual mandate for a year, the media brought out the pitch forks and torches while screaming, "Freak! Racist! Extremist! Arsonist! Anarchist!" But now that a reality is fast-approaching that could see people fined/taxed for not buying ObamaCare through websites that don´t work, Jonathan Chait´s New York Magazine is joining the FreakyRacistExtremist brigade by suggesting a delay of the individual mandate: The real upside here is that, because it doesn´t require Congress, the administration could use a mandate delay to actually improve the functioning of the law, as opposed to using it to

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I guess we are being "primed" for the delay. Yesterday there were a couple of threads on the topic.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Kingbubo, 10/22/2013 3:12:12 PM     (No. 9577249)

I can´t wait for them to apologize to Ted Cruz

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