Nancy Pelosi Trying to “Deny Reality” in Denying Obamacare Mandate Delay

welcome to the desert of the realReason 24/7First she said Congress had to pass it to find out what’s in it (no they didn’t). Now, in a complete break from the “reality-based community,” Nancy Pelosi says the delay of the Obamacare employer mandate is actually not a delay at all.

From Fox News:

The big news on ObamaCare these past two weeks has been the administration's announcement that it will delay by one year the requirement on businesses to provide health insurance. 

Nancy Pelosi, though, had a curious take on the whole thing. Actually, she instructed reporters, "The mandate was not delayed." 

The House Democratic leader used some creative reasoning to make her case -- she claimed the administration really only delayed the requirement on businesses to report insurance coverage details. 

But The Washington Post fact-checker on Friday shut it down, effectively ruling that Pelosi is trying to "deny reality." 

Not a first for Pelosi, or supporters of Obamacare who have been trying to downplay the mandate’s delay. The president, meanwhile, has insisted it’s all part of the plan, and Jay Careny says anyone who criticizes the delay is being “willfully ignorant.” It’s like every day is opposite day at the White House.

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  • The Late P Brooks||

    "This isn't a hospital government. It's an insane asylum!"

  • ΘJΘʃ de águila||

    FRONTAL LOBOTOMIES! ELECTROSHOCK!

  • ΘJΘʃ de águila||

    Payments always approved by the Pelosicare Death Panels.

  • Arthur325||

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  • Sevo||

    As mentioned before it got moved, the question is whether she comprehends anything like "reality".

  • ΘJΘʃ de águila||

    She has moved into the DickCheneyesque world where "We're an empire now [with a death plan], and when we act, we create our own reality."

  • Pro Libertate||

    Seriously, the Big Lie has become very vogue lately.

  • coma44||

    She does not exist in reality so she has to make it up as she goes.

    The bigger the lie the bigger "she" is.....that is how the Progressive world works.

  • The Late P Brooks||

    The Big Lie is merely the truth reduced to its purest essence, unfettered by any mundane corporeal existence.

  • AlexInCT||

    Next you will tel us that turh is in the eye of the beholder. I had a progressive twink tell me that once and mean it.

  • AlexInCT||

    Next you will tell us that truth is in the eye of the beholder. I had a progressive twink tell me that once and mean it.

  • Rich||

    Next you will tell us that turd is in the eye of the beholder.

  • ΘJΘʃ de águila||

    "Rocks have been my pillow,
    ever since I been born."

  • AlexInCT||

    This fugly creature must be suffering from Alzheimers. That or she has neither shame nor regret at shafting us all.

  • Rich||

    Why can't it be both?

  • Auric Demonocles||

    This just in: biggest lie of the year is Republicans using the word "baby" to describe a fetus in it's 20th week.

  • R C Dean||

    Some recent statistics on viability and outcomes on premature babies:

    http://www.nichd.nih.gov/about.....aShow.aspx

    To summarize, at 22 weeks, your odds are very bad. By 25 weeks, they are much improved.

    I would invite anyone to visit their local NICU, and announce to the nursing staff that very early stage preemies aren't really human beings, and should be red-bagged if the mother says so. I would advise wearing body armor; NICU nurses are, shall we say, dedicated to their charges.

  • Auric Demonocles||

    I think you were missing my reference?

  • Scarecrow Repair||

    I think you were trying to hijack the thread and got trolled in kind.

  • Loki||

    Pelosi is trying to "deny reality."

    Must be a day that ends in "y"

    Denying reality may be her only true talent.

  • feudalserf||

    To make a tired point, which one of us is truly crazy?

  • Number 2||

    Jay Careny?

    Actually, that name seems more fitting for him.

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