Must-see morning clip: Obamacare is cutting all the jobs!

Stephen Colbert mocks conservative outrage over the new CBO report


Prachi Gupta
February 6, 2014 7:02PM (UTC)

Conservatives are up in arms over a new report from the Congressional Budget Office, which finds that Obamacare may cut up to 2.3 million jobs by 2021. Although, as "Obama's economic nerds" point out, the job cuts are not due to a shortage in supply, but a change in demand.

But that doesn't matter! Time to call upon President Obama's "death panels and elder catapults," Stephen Colbert jokes.

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Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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