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Ted Cruz Does a Reach Around on the Affordable Care Act

Ted Cruz Does a Reach Around on the Affordable Care Act

The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) launched a 21 hour pseudofilibuster on a bill with a provision which he voted for to defund the Affordable Care Act which Jon Stewart beautifully lampoons above.  He claimed that the act would increase premiums for […]

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The Open and Closed Mind

The Open and Closed Mind

More than three years after Sarah Palin made the false claim that the Affordable Care Act included “death panels” that would decide whether people would receive life-saving medical treatment, 40% of Americans still believe it. A new experiment by Brendan Nyhan, Jason Reifman and Peter Ubel considers the death panel myth in the context of the perseverance effect, a cognitive […]

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