Flashback: Left-Wing Media Attacks Claim Obamacare Premiums Will Rise

Media attacks 2010 “right-wing” claims that Obamacare will cause premiums to skyrocket

by Infowars.com
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Several prominent left-wing media outlets attacked claims that the Affordable Care Act would cause premiums to rise years before it indeed happened.

A 2010 tweet from White House mouthpiece Media Matters was circulated widely Monday just moments after the Obama administration confirmed that premiums were set to rise by as much as 116 percent.

[…] “Right-wing media are using an exchange between President Obama and Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) to falsely claim that the Senate health care bill would cause individual health insurance premiums to increase,” Media Matters wrote at the time. “In fact, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated that the Senate’s version of health care reform would result in lower premiums for most individual enrollees.”

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