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This is a video from my show Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics.

In this edition of Counterpoint PA's homage to Keith Olbermann, the Worst Pennsylvanians of the Week, the runner-up is a so-called "policy analyst" for a conservative advocacy group who, after calling Medicaid expansion under Obamacare "immoral" because it was supposedly poor insurance, also criticized Obamacare for canceling private insurance plans for not meeting minimum coverage standards. I explain how this self-contradiction shows that the group's opposition to Medicaid expansion in PA is purely ideological and should not be masked as "policy analysis."

For a transcript, links to the sources used in this story, or to browse the show's categorized video archive, go to http://counterpointpa.org. (Go here if you want to go right to the post for this video.)

Stay in touch on Twitter @CounterpointPA and on Facebook at http://facebook.com/... and stay tuned tomorrow (as long as the storm doesn't knock my power out!) for this week's WORST in PA!

Originally posted to ProgressivePatriotPA on Tue Feb 04, 2014 at 06:49 PM PST.

Also republished by DKos Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh Area Kossacks, and Philly Kos.

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