Paul Krugman, he of the N.Y. Times, the left's cherished Nobel prize winning economist-savant finally admitted the truth about Obamacare's death panels: "Economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman says the only way the U.S. will get its debt crisis under control is by the use of "death panels" and a national sales tax.
The national sales tax, referred to as value-added tax (VAT)m which governments across Europe use widely, will help cut the U.S deficit, Krugman argues.
Krugman made his comments on ABC's “This Week with Christiane Amanpour” during a roundtable discussion about the economy and the recent findings of the U.S. Debt Reduction Commission.
Here's the key excerpt:
"Some years down the pike, we're going to get the real solution, which is going to be a combination of death panels and sales taxes. It's going to be that we're actually going to take Medicare under control, and we're going to have to get some additional revenue, probably from a VAT. But it's not going to happen now."
This deity of the smug left - who, for example, on Aug.14, 2009 denied and ridiculed Sarah Palin's correct assessment of the Democrats' attempts to socialize health-care [while pretending that's what they weren't going to do!] - now admits the truth and confirms that Palin was (and is) right!
Krugman - to the left's horror, no doubt... ohhh can ya just see poor ole Jon Stewart just rooollllling his eyes in agony ...also openly confimed that Obamacare was part of a larger Democratic attempt to raise ANOTHER tax - a VAT - while ALSO advocating that death panels would be needed to save money.
Yah: ...WHOOPS, THERE IT IS... (sing and repeat several times!)
There's Obama's health care combo: DEATH PANELS, SALES TAXES, and a heaping helpin' of raw hypocrisy.
(...doesn't this sound strangely familiar to what McGuinty's Liberals began in Ontario under single-payer-pushin', health-coverage-cuttin' hacks Smitherman and Sorbara?!)