Elmendorf on GOP's Obamacare arguments.

Doug Elmendorf Torches GOP on Obamacare

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Feb. 10 2014 4:22 PM

Doug Elmendorf Torches GOP on Obamacare

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Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Elmendorf.

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This is the Congressional Budget Office equivalent of burning someone's house down:

Q: Will 2.5 Million People Lose Their Jobs in 2024 Because of the ACA?
A: No, we would not describe our estimates in that way.
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There's more at the link, but suffice it to say the point is that GOP characterizations of this are all wrong.

Matthew Yglesias is the executive editor of Vox and author of The Rent Is Too Damn High.

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