Figuring that O'Brien would not call him on his outright lie, as her research seems to be mostly fact-checking things on Wikipedia, O'Brien actually holds Labolt's feet to the fire, challenging him on several of his propaganda points.
Unfortunately for him, the entire transcript of the arguments are available online for all to read.
Or we could listen to this:
The most 'transparent" administration in history?
OBAMA SPOKESMAN: HEY, WE NEVER REFERRED TO ‘OBAMACARE’ MANDATE AS A TAX DURING TRIAL (BUT WAIT UNTIL YOU SEE THE EVIDENCE)
Posted on July 5, 2012 at 1:12pm by Becket Adams
During an interview on CNN’s “Starting Point With Soledad O’Brien,” Obama campaign spokesman Ben LaBolt broke with the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate and argued that it’s not, in fact, a tax.
“His spokesman … said it’s a penalty. The Supreme Court has said it’s a tax. What does he believe?” O’Brien asked LaBolt.
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