White House Tries to Attack Accuracy of CBO Healthcare Score, Immediately Makes Dumb ErrorPhoto courtesy of Getty Politics News White House
This morning, the White House published a short video on Twitter arguing that the Congressional Budget Office erred in its analysis of the latest incarnation of the American Health Care Act currently stagnating in the Senate. The video was 45 seconds long—can you guess how far they made it without screwing up? According to Bradd Jaffy, the answer is…
— Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) July 12, 2017
Per Jaffy, they eventually made a correction, and you can see the video with the word “inaccurately” spelled…accurately…here. But I think the lesson we should take from this is that if you’re trying to argue that another organization has made a factual error, try not to make one yourselves. Otherwise, people might jump to the crazy conclusion that you’re full of shit.