Liberal Connecticut senator Richard Blumenthal said this morning on national television that we should consider delaying the Obamacare individual mandate:
"So given what is going on and the purpose of this hearing or at least the stated purpose of the hearing," said an MSNBC host, "do you agree with some other Democrats who have come out and said we need to delay the penalty for the individual mandate?"
"We have to consider delaying the mandate, that is the penalty," said Blumenthal. "The administration made some --"
Said the MSNBC host, "For how long, do you think?"
"Well, that will depend on, again, the leveling with the American people as to how soon these glitches are going to be solved. If it's a matter of days, then the delay would be different than if it's a matter of months. But the the important point here is that we need more certainty," said Blumenthal.