Over at WaPo. One expects a certain amount of Sunday AM spin from politicians selling, in this case, the Republican health care plan. But this is a really bad plan–a hugely regressive tax cut attached to a bill that will leave millions uninsured. It is as if the problem they set out to solve is a) the rich need higher after-tax incomes, and b) the poor need less insurance coverage.
Speaking of spin, while I’m happy to crack wise all day, I’m with Paulie
Walnuts Krugman on this incident with Sean Spicer on jobs day last Friday. Spicer told the press corps that his boss thought the jobs report “may have been phony in the past, but it’s very real now.” This just cracked up the press corps, who chortled at Spicy’s quip. But it got under my skin. Watch the video.