Biography

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael Hiltzik writes the daily blog “The Economy Hub.” His business column appears every ...

Read full bio

Michael Hiltzik

Michael Hiltzik

The Economy Hub

E-mail | Blog | Facebook | Twitter
What Jon Gruber said was dumb, but the Gruber controversy is much dumber

What Jon Gruber said was dumb, but the Gruber controversy is much dumber

November 18, 2014

I’m probably not alone among journalists writing about the Affordable Care Act in finding that the lowest-information emails landing in my inbox lately come from people who have learned one thing about the act, and one thing alone: that some guy named Jonathan Gruber, its ostensible “architect,” said some insulting things about American voters’ stupidity and how they had to be gulled into supporting the bill.

Local & National Video