Remember Jonathan Gruber? Who can forget him? In the little listening to broadcast news I have done lately, I have heard Barrack Obama and Nancy Pelosi (among others) emphatically declare “We don’t know him!”
So it was with no little amusement that I read today that good old J.G. – the man nobody knows – wrote a comic book in 2011. This little gem, sure to become a collector’s item for reasons never intended by its author, is titled Health Care Reform: What It Is, Why It's Necessary, How It Works.
The back of the book carries a little blurb explaining Gruber’s credentials to write this comic book. Here is what is says in part:
Dr. Jonathan Gruber is a professor of economics . . . He was a key architect of Massachusetts’s ambitious health reform effort and consulted extensively with the Obama administration and congress during the development of the Affordable Care Act. The Washington Post called him “possible the [Democratic] Party’s most influential health-care expert.
A bit of looking around Amazon reveals that this book is now out of print, so be sure to get yours now for all those “stupid American voters” (according to Gruber) on your Christmas list. I must say that I at first want to agree with Gruber on that point about American voters. After all, they did elect Obama twice. On the other hand, what choice did they have the second time? The “health care Obama of Massachusetts” named Romney?
And while you are picking up copies of this comic book for friends and family at Christmas, why not be nice enough to get a copy for Barrack, Nancy, and perhaps Hillary. If they haven’t read it yet, they probably should.