POLITICS
04/10/2012 11:49 am ET

The Bogus Obamacare-Deficit Study

The Washington Post has an apparent blockbuster story today. It reports that a new study finds that Obamacare will increase the budget deficit, not decrease it, as the Congressional Budget Office has found:

President Obama’s landmark health-care initiative, long touted as a means to control costs, will actually add more than $340 billion to the nation’s budget woes over the next decade, according to a new study by a Republican member of the board that oversees Medicare financing.

That sounds pretty legit, right?

Actually, no. It’s not even remotely legit.

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