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Truth Buried — Again
Investor´s Business Daily, by IBD Staff

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Posted By:RustMB, 7/6/2014 7:23:04 AM

Bias: You´d think that a government audit showing how ObamaCare couldn´t tell whether millions of enrollees were eligible for the subsidies they´re getting would be front-page news. Instead, the press hid it from view. If you wanted to read in the New York Times about these findings — which detailed rampant problems verifying eligibility and income information from millions of ObamaCare applicants — you had to dig 17 pages into the news section. In the Washington Post, the story was on page 11, after stop-the-press-stories like a change in House travel reporting rules and a puff piece on the new VA administrator.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: LComStaff, 7/6/2014 7:44:45 AM     (No. 9912568)

Please do not post articles more than 48 hours old.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rinktum, 7/6/2014 7:49:05 AM     (No. 9912579)

FTA: "So why the media blackout? Well, the press has already declared ObamaCare a big success, so it can´t very well admit that ObamaCare is, in fact, massively failing."

This sums up the root of our problems. The media is dedicated to protecting the boy king in whatever cockamamie scheme he decides to push down our throats. This dark period in our country´s history is a direct result of the media not doing its job. Obamacare or Obama himself would not exist without them. They willfully ignore facts to protect their messiah and his ideology. I loathe most politicians but I especially despise the media. They have betrayed their country.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 7/6/2014 8:08:25 AM     (No. 9912601)

and now the facts about the decimation of the Medicare Advantage plans are reaching the recipients; Of course, to anyone who paid attention, it was incorporated into Obamacare from the start.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ocjim, 7/6/2014 12:27:57 PM     (No. 9912851)

The corrupt and co-opted news media is obama´s greatest ally, for what it blindly echoes, for what it misrepresents, and most of all, for what it ignores. To understand its role is to despise it. It must be called out at every failing and infraction.

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