The Republican/corporate opposition to health care reform (HCR), known as Obamacare, has a three-step strategy for generating public opposition to HCR:
Step 1. Lie.
Step 2. Lie some more..
Step 3. If steps 1 and 2 don't produce a satisfactory amount of public opposition to health care insurance coverage for the vast majority of Americans, lie even more.
The latest (renewed) GOPer
Dranias is a senior operative at the
The story that Dranias links to, from Politico.com, is here.
I'm guessing that Dranias (and Antenori) are hoping that people don't actually read the story that they cite in support of their contention that Congress is exempt from the provisions of Obamacare.
The story doesn't support their contention. Instead, it clearly points out that Congress is *required* to participate in HCR.
From the story, written by John Bresnahan and Jake Sherman (emphasis added) -
Lawmakers and staff can breathe easy — their health care tab is not going to soar next year.
The Office of Personnel Management, under heavy pressure from Capitol Hill, will issue a ruling that says the government can continue to make a contribution to the health care premiums of members of Congress and their aides, according to several Hill sources.