Prez said if u like ur current plan u can keep it. Of course what he meant was "if I, Barack Obama, like your current plan you can keep it."
— Gov. Bobby Jindal (@BobbyJindal) October 30, 2013
Obama double down triple down on the continuing lies.Wow,just amazing,and this room of people is buying it!Fools!
— Peabody (@PeabodyLC) October 30, 2013
President Obama’s “if you like your plan, you can keep it” promise recently received four Pinocchios from the Washington Post’s fact checker, but the president is moving forward undaunted. Today, during a speech on the health care law in Massachusetts, Obama doubled down on “if you like your plan you can keep it”—with some fresh caveats.
Obama's new line: If you like your healthcare plan – AND IT'S WORKING – you can keep it.
— Rick Folbaum (@RickFolbaum) October 30, 2013
Ah, we see what he did there.
However, Obama’s new phrasing is that he told the truth about “if you like your existing plan you can keep it” in 2010, but that insurance companies moved the goal posts, and besides, you didn’t like your old plan anyway:
Obama now defending his "if you like your plan, you can keep it" claim. Says you only can't keep it b/c insurers changed the policy.
— igorvolsky (@igorvolsky) October 30, 2013
— 'RW Extremist' (@JohnLaraway) October 30, 2013
— Sen. John Barrasso (@SenJohnBarrasso) October 30, 2013
After glossing over why “if you like you plan you can keep it” wasn’t a lie even though people are losing their existing plans in droves, Obama went on to say that if you lose your plan, that’s a good thing because you can go get better coverage cheaper:
Obama: cancelling existing plans is in effect "saving" us from our rotten, evil cheaper plans that wasn't covering enough. Such B.S.
— NightShiftPolitics (@NightShiftPol) October 30, 2013
Strange. It wasn’t phrased this way before the ACA became law.
"If you like your plan, you may have to shop around." — Something Obama never-ever-ever said ever.
— John Nolte (@NolteNC) October 30, 2013
Until today, but of course Obama promised your “new” plan will be cheaper, which is of course another lie: