Obama’s 17 Minute Answer to Why He’s Raising Taxes During a Bad EconomyBy
Last Friday in a town hall meeting, Obama was asked a question by a woman who basically wanted to know why Obama is raising taxes with the health care bill during tough economic times. Not wanting to give an honest answer, Obama twisted, turned and tiptoed around the issue while speaking for 17 minutes. My one sentence truthful version of the answer is that (to Obama) implementing socialist policies is more important than reviving the economy.
Here’s a Fox News segment chronicling the event, with Charles Krauthammer’s version of the answer: