Earlier I wrote about Rep. Lois Capps' surprising caught-on-tape admission that Obamacare isn't all that it's cracked up to be. Last year, the former nurse-turned-politician enthusiastically supported it, telling town hall audiences that support for it can be found in the Constitution.
Now, she's whistling a different tune, calling it a "big gamble." I wonder what changed?
Her Republican challenger in the 23rd Congressional District, former Top-Gun pilot Tom Watson, told me that her "rare moment of political candor" was "pretty shocking."
"This bill is doing the exact opposite of what they told us it was going to do," Watson said. "We had a cost problem, and they have just made it worse. It is causing rates to increase dramatically."
He said his company's premiums increased by 30 percent this year.
"Bottom line on this new law is we are all going to pay more and get less," Watson added. [continue reading]