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George Will: ‘The president says lots of debates are over because he is losing them’

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      Jamie Weinstein

      Jamie Weinstein is Senior Editor of The Daily Caller. His work has appeared in The Weekly Standard, the New York Daily News and The Washington Examiner, among many other publications. He also worked as the Collegiate Network Journalism Fellow at Roll Call Newspaper and is the winner of the 2011 "Funniest Celebrity in Washington" contest. A regular on Fox News and other cable news outlets, Weinstein received a master’s degree in the history of international relations from the London School of Economics in 2009 and a bachelor's degree in history and government from Cornell University in 2006. He is the author of the political satire, "The Lizard King: The Shocking Inside Account of Obama's True Intergalactic Ambitions by an Anonymous White House Staffer."

Though President Obama declared last week that the debate on Obamacare is over, legendary conservative commentator George Will says otherwise.

The Daily Caller recently conducted an extensive interview with the Washington Post columnist on politics, culture and his new book, “A Nice Little Place on the North Side: Wrigley Field at One Hundred,” which TheDC will be featuring over the next several weeks.

“Of course [Obamacare] can be repealed,” Will explained in this segment of the interview. “Or it can be repealed piecemeal. And certain things Obamacare wants to achieve are nice: make insurance more portable, to try to do something about people with pre-existing conditions. That’s fine, but there are lots of ways to do that.”

“The president says lots of debates are over because he is losing them,” Will continued. “The debate on Obamacare is over. The debate on climate change is over. The debate on the effectiveness of universal pre-care is over. Every time he says something is over you know there is a lot of inconvenient evidence that he is sweeping under his increasingly mound-like carpet where he puts inconvenient evidence. Of course it can be changed.”

In the first segment of TheDC’s interview, Will offered his thoughts on comedian Stephen Colbert.

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