Dingy Harry Reid: CBO Report Doesn’t Cost Jobs – It Means 2.3 Million Americans Can Be “Free Agents”
Dingy Harry Reid (D-NV), the Senate Majority Leader, defended Democrats today from the scathing CBO report. Reid said Americans won’t be losing their jobs, they’ll just be moving into “free agency.”
Bridget Johnson at PJ Media reported:
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said the Congressional Budget Office report that shows Obamacare will make the labor force lose 2.3 million full-time workers by 2021 is positive because it lets Americans be “free agents.”
“We have the CBO report, which rightfully says, that people shouldn’t have job lock. If they — we live in a country where there should be free agency. People can do what they want,” Reid told reporters outside of a close policy luncheon. “And what they’re saying here is — and the fact checkers have already done this — the Republicans talk about losing millions of jobs simply isn’t true. It allows people to get out of a job they’re locked into, because of — they have healthcare in their job.”
“So my caucus is right on track to understand this. The CBO report is far better for us than it’s not. Republicans should get away from repeal and start talking about some constructive ways to handle the issues that they’re concerned about,” he added.
So the unemployed and underemployed are now called “free agents”?
Democrats sure are good at creating free agents.