Yes, Virginia, Obamacare Does Grow the Deficit
12:33 PM, Apr 18, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Charles Blahous, a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center, published a study last week about the disastrous effect of Obamacare on the budget deficit--in direct contrast to claims by the Obama administration (supported by the Congressional Budget Office) that the law would reduce the deficit. Blahous estimates that over 10 years, Obamacare will add a net $1.15 trillion to the federal deficit.
Some observers, notably Paul Krugman, criticized Blahous's study. Blauhous responds to their criticisms in a new blog post at e21:
Read the whole thing here.