Both parties keep cherry picking CBO report

Austin Frakt, School of Medicine, School of Public Health

Know what you get when you dump a complicated Congressional Budget Office report in politicians’ laps that mentions “Obamacare” and “jobs”? Food fights. Wild, sloppy charges that don’t capture what the report actually said. And cherry picking. Lots and lots of cherry picking.

Expert quote:

“What bothers me in the debate is that people are just cherry picking what they want to use.”

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