Heritage Foundation Is Lying: Private Employment Increased After Health Care Reform

Among the right-wing think tanks that inject their disease into our national discourse there are various levels of untruthfulness. Easily topping this list are the serial liars at the Heritage Foundation. The same people who made up mythical levels of unemployment in order to sell Paul Ryan’s scheme to kill Medicare have now worked up a phony chart that purports to show the economy stalling when health care reform passed.

But like everything else from Heritage, it’s a total lie.

Here is the actual chart of private sector employment since reform passed:

This is the key problem with discourse between right and left in America. The left is willing to bring its own biases to a discussion, based upon actual verifiable facts. The right, by comparison, simply makes up a reality then stamps its feet when you point out the lies.