Faced with statistics that show the U.S. pays 2-5-times as much for healthcare as other developed countries, yet has shorter lifespans, higher infant morality, and higher-adult-morbility-from-treatable causes, the right wing is simply fabricating numbers to attack health reform.
Hey, if the numbers don't fit your story just make up your own!
Now, the last thing I want to do is defend Obamacare, which is vile amalgam of political pay-offs to Big Pharma, the AMA, and the insurance cabal, but the right-wing's machinations are too glaring to ignore.
Take this Wall Street Journal Op Ed by Senator Ron Johnson. Please, as Henny Youngman would say: