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MIT Economist Who Touted Obamacare Was on HHS Payroll
Main Street Radical ^ | 1/8/1020 | Philip Klein

Posted on 01/08/2010 6:36:17 PM PST by mainstreetradical.com

MIT economist Jonathan Gruber raked in nearly $300,000 from the Obama administration’s Department of Health and Human Services while frequently appearing in news accounts as a non-partisan analyst who supported Democratic health care legislation.

Gruber defended himself to Ben Smith at the Politico, arguing that HHS didn’t fund his “public declarations” and that he didn’t say anything that was contrary to what he believed.

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TOPICS: Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: americanpolitics; economist; hhs; lied4romney; mit; romney; romneybot; romneycare

1 posted on 01/08/2010 6:36:18 PM PST by mainstreetradical.com
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An Obama troll on the dole. Nope, no corruption here.


2 posted on 01/08/2010 6:39:50 PM PST by rbosque (11 year Freeper! The real reason the left wants to disarm us is becoming clearer.)
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To: mainstreetradical.com
HHS didn’t fund his “public declarations”

Typical situational ethics of the left. This clown was bought and paid for and he knows it. How long are the American people going to put up with these vermin?

3 posted on 01/08/2010 6:43:54 PM PST by centurion316
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MIT economist

If there are two institutions in this country whose reputation far exceeds their use to our society it is Harvard and MIT. If I want a good engineer I will go almost anywhere but MIT anymore, whose graduates ration of arrogance to competence is without peer. And if you wanted to pin the blame for the deliberate engineering of our economic woes on one university, without question, strides ahead of the pack, no one even visible as runner up, it is Harvard, one of whose most preeminent economists John Kenneth Galbraith wrote the book telling how it all comes apart, not that anyone there paid any attention to that now dead white male practitioner of the dismal science.

4 posted on 01/08/2010 7:07:58 PM PST by AndyJackson
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