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Jonathan Gruber Thinks You’re Too Stupid To Understand How Stupid He Thinks You Are

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How many times can a guy say, “I lied to you and you fell for it, you morons,” before he and his codependents stop trying to make you think he was saying anything else?

First there was his “speak-o,” which is Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber’s delightful term for a “spoken typo.” Or: “A ludicrous excuse for having told the truth about a previous lie, which I hope will obfuscate reality all the more.”

Speak-o, Jonathan. Speak-o out loud:

I think what’s important to remember politically about this is, if you’re a state and you don’t set up an exchange, that means your citizens don’t get their tax credits. But your citizens still pay the taxes that support this bill. So you’re essentially saying to your citizens, ‘You’re gonna pay all the taxes to help all the other states in the country.’ I hope that that’s a blatant enough political reality that states will get their act together and realize that there are billions of dollars at stake here and sitting at these exchanges and that they’ll do it. But, you know, once again the politics can get ugly around this.

Yes, the politics can get very, very ugly. That’s why you need to lie about what you’re doing, or else all those dummies won’t let you do it.

When this video surfaced, Gruber claimed he’d been speaking “off the cuff,” which has become his go-to euphemism for saying what he actually means. He claims that he meant the exact opposite of what he’d said before. That makes sense, right?

It’s the same old pattern we’ve seen time and again from our moral, ethical, and intellectual betters:

  1. Tell a lie
  2. Accidentally tell the truth about having told a lie
  3. Lie about telling the truth about lying

If that seems like a hell of a miserable way to live, well, it ain’t easy to rescue all you pig-idiots from yourselves.

So Gruber told us the truth about Obamacare, and then he denied that he really meant it. And everybody moved on. Either because they’re okay with being deceived as long as they get their “free” stuff, or because they’re completely exhausted by the constant stream of lies over the past 6 years. Sometimes it feels like our only two choices are complicity or despair.

But then this week, another of Gruber’s self-sabotaging boasts was brought to light:

They had to lie to you, you imbeciles. But it’s your own fault, or else they couldn’t control you the way you need to be controlled. For your own good.

Oh, wait a second. Gruber says he was speaking “off the cuff.” Again.

And now, we have even more video of Gruber speaking “off the cuff,” saying the exact same thing:

At this point, if you still believe that Jonathan Gruber didn’t mean to call you stupid, then he’s absolutely right about you. And you deserve all the pain and misery that his lies, Obama’s lies, all their lies are going to cause you in the years ahead. They’ve gotten away with it because you’ve chosen to believe it’s for the best.

Or maybe this is the first you’re hearing about all this. That’s probably because you watch network news and read the NY Times. They haven’t started covering this yet, but they will. Just give them a little time to figure out how to convince you it doesn’t matter.

After all, that’s their job. To tell you what isn’t news. Because it makes Democrats look bad.

On the bright side, I finally figured out who Gruber reminds me of:

P.S. Wow, he’s still at it. “Pay no attention to that man behind the blurtin’!”

P.P.S. Damn. Does this guy ever say anything on the cuff?