Flashback to February 2008 …
To counter Hillary’s snark that he was all words and no substance – Candidate Obama gave a moving speech re: how much words matter.
The punch line:
“I’m running for president of the United States of America … because the American people want to believe in change again. Don’t tell me
words don’t matter!” Transcript
So, why would I bring that up today?
All day yesterday, Administration’s surrogates were trying to spin Obama’s repeated guarantee that “If you like your current healthcare insurance, you can keep it … Period.”.
Spin it in light of massive policy cancellations specifically linked to ObamaCare legal requirements.
Surrogates were saying silly stuff like: “Taken out of context” and “What he said isn’t what he meant”.
So, do words matter … or don’t they?
Even the Obama-friendly Washington Post are giving 4 Pinocchios to “Like it, keep it”
I’m confused …