December 12, 2013

First it was Ron Johnson offering tepid praise for the idea of healthcare exchanges. Now we've got Senator Tom Coburn offering full-throated praise of the exchanges. After denial, anger, bargaining and depression over it, Coburn is leading his colleagues toward acceptance.

Huffington Post:

"I'm not worried about the exchanges," he said in a Senate floor speech. "They'll get that fixed."

Coburn attributed the early failures of -- the online portal where individuals can shop for coverage under the Affordable Care Act -- to an "incompetency of management." But the exchanges would ultimately be successful, Coburn said.

"It will eventually work and work well," he said.

We all knew it was just a matter of time. By 2014 he'll be telling us it was all their idea.

Can you help us out?

For 18 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.


We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service for information on our posting policy.