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Is each of the following TRUE or FALSE? If you waffle, explain yourself with an essay.

1. I got this off the FACEBOOK rambles of disgruntled ex-conservative Bruce Bartlett, who spends his day calling attention to the many ways, in his view, Republicans are moralistic morons. (He’s not always wrong.):

It’s a screw-up that Obama promised people they could keep their health plans when it was clear that the law’s minimum standards meant that was impossible. But in some ways the Republican screw-up is worse. They never bothered to read the law to find out this was a problem. If they had done so, it’s an issue Romney could easily have won on.

2. I copied this from the thread below to my CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL THOUGHT post. This contribution by Escoffier is supported by lots of data:

Anecdotally it appears that a woman can follow the script, “20s are for fun, 30s are for family” and it will work out for most women, most of the time. It has so far. But trends suggest that it may not for much longer. The next 5-10 years will tell. If this data is correct, expect the UMC marriage rate to go off a cliff and expect to see a lot more spinsters.

Quiz over.

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