Quote of the Day

“The reforms we seek would bring greater competition, choice, savings, and inefficiencies [sic] to our health care system,….”–President Barack Obama on health care reform.

Obviously the President misspoke, but given what we can see of the current reform legislation, it looks like an accidental bit of truthfulness.

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Steve Verdon
About Steve Verdon
Steve has a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles and attended graduate school at The George Washington University, leaving school shortly before staring work on his dissertation when his first child was born. He works in the energy industry and prior to that worked at the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the Division of Price Index and Number Research. He joined the staff at OTB in November 2004.


  1. Crust says:

    The amazing thing is that the White House published it exactly as he said it and even threw in the “[sic]”. IIRC, under Bush, they cleaned up minor errors like that.