You know the game with three shells, or even bottle tops, that street con men use to separate you from your money? They place a pea under one of three shells, move the shells around very rapidly, and then challenge you find the pea. How would you feel if you turned over all three shells and found no pea?
The ACA is the shell game, President Obama is the man with fast hands, and cost reduction is the pea.
Among the numerous contradictions offered by the president about his Healthcare Exacerbation Plan (he calls it reform; I call it what it is), one of the most egregious now stands fully exposed.