HotAir Daily Express 11/04/2013

Hot Air Daily Express

NYT: Barack Obama just “misspoke” about keeping your plan, or something
11/4/2013 10:01:41 AM  Ed Morrissey
Remember, people, that the mainstream media stands ready to challenge the government and speak truth to power … in a Republican administration.  In a Democratic presidency, we get the Paper of Record’s editorial board shielding power by

ABC: WH not telling truth about alternate ObamaCare application methods, either
11/4/2013 9:21:36 AM  Ed Morrissey
Just consider this another example of Barack Obama misspeaking.  In the middle of last month’s rollout, Obama insisted that Americans had other ways of signing up for the totally awesome product in his Rose Garden pep rally. 

CBS: White House warned three years ago that ObamaCare was running off the rails
11/4/2013 8:41:17 AM  Ed Morrissey
Remember when you’re watching this that it pertains to the same people who now argue that they know better than you about what kind of insurance coverage you need.  CBS News reports that an internal memo warned the White House three years ago that

Feinstein: Hey, you could have kept your plan … until we enacted ObamaCare
11/4/2013 8:01:34 AM  Ed Morrissey
Sen. Dianne Feinstein appeared on CBS’ Face the Nation yesterday in part to face the music.  Bob Schieffer led off this portion of her appearance by noting that the Obama administration has failed to deliver on many promises of ObamaCare, not the

“Obamacare is Rigged for Profits”
From millions of cancelled insurance policies to disgraceful website failures, no one can predict what will go wrong next with Obamacare. But there is one certainty in the boondoggle: Loopholes are hidden in the legislation so certain people get rich. Read this critical full analysis of the situation, including exactly who benefits from the rigged law and how you can get in on the profits. View the urgent briefing now.

Quotes of the day
11/3/2013 8:01:20 PM  Allahpundit
The problem-plagued ObamaCare website was shut down Saturday night for “extended” repairs, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. Technicians have shut down during weekends since the site launched Oct. 1 but just for a

WH: Yeah, about those 7 million people we needed to register for Obamacare…
11/3/2013 6:31:56 PM  Jazz Shaw
It was quite the weekend of, shall we say, managing expectations in Washington. Erika already pointed out that the original roll out for the whole, “if you like your plan” may have been questioned internally by subject matter experts and

NBC panel dumps on Axelrod: Why didn’t you nip “If you like it, you can keep it” in the bud?
11/3/2013 5:01:51 PM  Erika Johnsen
The WSJ reported on Saturday that, even as the president was blithely and incessantly repeating various refrains of his now infamous “If you like your insurance plan, you can keep it” assurance, there was indeed plenty of debate going on

Homeland Security chief says mental illness a “major factor” in Ciancia shooting
11/3/2013 3:31:40 PM  Jazz Shaw
This probably should have come as no surprise to anyone with a better than room temperature IQ, but I suppose somebody had to say it. The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee said on Sunday the suspect’s “mental illness”

Bernie Goetz’s big pot bust
11/3/2013 2:01:02 PM  Jazz Shaw
Here’s a name we don’t see in the news very often these days… Bernhard Goetz. The so called “Subway Vigilante” from the 1980s wound up on the front pages of New York’s papers this week when he was arrested in a

NFL Week 9 open thread
11/3/2013 12:31:34 PM  Ed Morrissey
People ask me, “Just how big of a Pittsburgh Steelers fan are you?” The front-page pic should give a pretty clear indication, but let’s settle this once and for all.  The Steelers are 2-5, and lost on the road to a subpar Oakland

Is Wendy Davis viable in the Texas Gov race?
11/3/2013 11:01:28 AM  Jazz Shaw
When Wendy Davis finished her pink sneaker clad, 13 hour filibuster of an anti-abortion bill in Texas, she stepped immediately into the national spotlight, becoming a darling of the Left and the media in general. That sort of attention can be a heady