Twisting the truth in Obama’s story of his mother’s insurance dispute

Michael Goodwin
Fox News

As lies go, this one should be setting off alarms. But except for a Washington Post rebuke, it only raised a few eyebrows. That could be a sign of how many Americans expect routine dishonesty from politicians, including President Obama.

The issue involves the medical care of his late mother, Stanley Ann Dunham. In arguing for health care reform, Obama said in a 2008 debate that, “For my mother to die of cancer at the age of 53 and have to spend the last months of her life in the hospital room arguing with insurance companies because they’re saying that this may be a pre-existing condition and they don’t have to pay her treatment, there’s something fundamentally wrong about that.”

It’s a touching story, and untrue…

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H/T Hump Day Report where you might want to take a moment to ponder the image of Obama’s draft card posted on the site (The Biggest Story You Haven’t Heard).

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