About that “If You Like Your Health Insurance, You Can Keep It” Pledge

It was nonsense from the beginning. And the White House knew it: President Obama repeatedly assured Americans that after the Affordable Care Act became law, people who liked their health insurance would be able to keep it. But millions of Americans are getting or are about to get cancellation letters for their health insurance under …

I Do So Very Much Hope that Richard Durbin’s Pants are Flame Retardant

Because they really need to be: The White House and Senate Democrats may need a refresher course on how to leak a juicy story. The White House today was forced to backtrack on a rumor Obama administration officials started about a Republican House leader who purportedly insulted President Obama to his face, telling the president, …

Pants on Fire (Jim McDermott Edition)

Politifact is not exactly known for being a propaganda organ for the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy, but even it is forced to call shenanigans on Congressman Jim McDermott:At a House Ways and Means committee hearing Tuesday, Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash., listened closely to the stories from members of groups that were snagged when the IRS …