Media Ignore Democrats Highlighting Problems with ObamaCare

As the Big Three –NBC, ABC, and CBS – continue to engage in, to borrow a George Will term, journalistic malpractice over ObamaCare’s adverse effects on the economy, they probably missed the development concerning Democrats who are calling for repeal of a tax which was embedded within the behemoth health care overhaul.

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) is ramping up her efforts to repeal the tax on medical devices that’s included in ObamaCare.  The liberal Talking Points Memo reported today that it’s building upon a vote last month,where the majority of Senate Democrats voted with their GOP colleagues to repeal the tax.  Klobuchar, of course, voted for ObamaCare. But wait, there's more discontent from Democratic ranks, with Senate Finance Committee chairman Max Baucus warning of a coming "train wreck" when ObamaCare is scheduled for full implementation in 2014.

When questioning Kathleen Sebelius Secretary of Health and Human Services last week, Sen. Baucus demanded more than just concepts.  He wanted data.  Specifially, the benchmarks concering opening enrollment, which asked 

Of course, you didn't see anything about that on the network news programs last week. The big government nightmare of Obamacare is slowly coming to light, but the news media seems content with keeping the American taxpayer in the dark.

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