The Special Bulletin of October 27 pointed out that HHS had adopted regulations that eviscerated the President’s promise that “If you like your health insurance you can keep it.” A lengthy and informative report by NBC News indicates that “the Administration” knew of that fact three years ago. The report also give useful examples of the effect on individuals. But the report, available here, leaves open the question of when the President discovered this (and whether he cares.)
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The New Yorker has published an essay suggesting that the fact that Obama was unaware of the Merkel tapping was more shocking than the tapping itself. (“Who is Watches the Watchers?”). It is available here.