In Iowa, Obama fibs about his own health bill 

In Iowa, President Obama repeated the myth that his bill forces insurers to cover children with pre-existing conditions:

Starting this year, tens of thousands of uninsured Americans with a preexisting condition and parents whose children have a preexisting condition will finally be able to purchase the coverage they need.  (Applause.)

Did he read his own bill? Did he read any of the subsequent coverage? Apparently due to Democrats’ failure to read their own bill, ObamaCare does not require coverage of children with pre-existing conditions until 2014, despite their talking-points to the contrary in the run-up to its passage.

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David Freddoso came to the Washington Examiner in June 2009, after serving for nearly two years as a Capitol Hill-based staff reporter for National Review Online. Before writing his New York Times bestselling book, The Case Against Barack Obama, he spent three years assisting Robert Novak, the legendary Washington... more
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