So, I guess any corporation that wants to cut benefits will just blame Obamacare? And ACA opponents will just parrot that?
— Michael McAuliff (@mmcauliff) August 22, 2013
A balanced journalist might also ask the opposite question: Will Obamacare proponents keep parroting Obama administration claims that the corporations are lying about what the ACA is costing both them and their employees?
Tweeters took the reporter to task:
.@mmcauliff You do realize that it is indisputable that Obamacare increases business costs & incentivizes reducing hours/workers, right?
— AG (@AG_Conservative) August 22, 2013
It empowered them to do it. Were you not a hack you'd know MT @mmcauliff: Any corporation that wants to cut benefits will blame Obamacare?
— Derek Hunter (@derekahunter) August 22, 2013
Actor Adam Baldwin had the briefest summary:
The entire strategy of the White House is to frame the natural reaction of many businesses to Obamacare’s cost increases as examples of corporate greed that must be eliminated for the ACA to work, when in fact it’s Obamacare that needs to go or nobody will work.