NOT ABOUT THE LAW … BUT ABOUT PEOPLE BEING STUPID
|| By FITSNEWS || Remember Jonathan Gruber? He’s the liberal economist and Obamacare architect who admitted manipulating the law’s numbers in an effort to have it scored a certain way by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).
Oh, and he also called American voters “stupid” for believing it.
“More than 4 in 10 uninsured adults who may be subject to the penalty have heard little or nothing about it,” the study revealed.
“Among adults who were uninsured as of December 2014 and had family incomes above the federal poverty level, 19.3 percent had heard only a little about the penalty for not having coverage in 2014, and 24.8 percent had heard nothing at all about the penalty,” the report found. “Just over half (53.5 percent) had heard some or a lot about the penalty.”
In other words that “spending renaissance” we keep waiting on is about to face some additional headwinds … namely uninsured Americans being forced to cough up as much as one percent of their income to a tax they didn’t know was coming.
Can anyone say “thank you” chief justice John Roberts?
(Sarcastically, of course).