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Funky math: Latest anti-healthcare reform ad

The latest ad opposing healthcare reform mimicks the Mac ads - "I'm healthcare reform...And I'm Jenny."

"Jenny" asks about Obama's plan "taxing" her $1000. No, the guy playing "reform" says, it's not a tax, but a fine.

And then we get to the heart of the argument: "12 percent of my income?!" exclaims Jenny.

But her figures - which she has volunteered - mean she makes only $8000 a year. And if that's true, then she would almost certainly qualify for subsidies to help her afford coverage.

And we must add that it is a horrible horrible day indeed when the government makes you get car insurance and home insurance (if you have a federally guaranteed mortgage), but has only now begun to suggest that maybe we should get health insurance...

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