Political Spin Debunked? Charts Suggest Health Care Law NOT the Biggest Tax Increase Ever
Are the charts and graphs debunking an important Republican attack line on the health care reform law? The GOP scuttlebutt is that the law represents the biggest tax increase ever.
But it doesn’t look that way.
But, as I’ve often noted here, facts now mean so little in our politics. Once upon a time people felt compelled to apply a little acting to twist facts. Now, many politicos and partisans don’t even bother. What matters is to take a political mantra and repeat it over and over, have it written again and again, then repeated over and over again. The facts are ignored.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, two graphs are worth a thousand partisan spins.