Monday, 17 November 2014 14:59
What the media said about Jindal on Meet the Press
 

obamacare-deadLouisiana Governor Bobby Jindal had his chance to shine on Meet The Press.  What did the media say about his appearance his first with Chuck Todd?  Here is a short mix of some of the good, the bad and the factual.

 Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal again over the weekend wouldn’t get specific on his timeline for deciding whether to run for president, but he said to expect a decision sometime in the “first half of next year.”

http://blogs.theadvocate.com/politicsblog/2014/11/17/bobby-jindal-talks-2016-medicaid-a-government-shutdown-and-more-on-meet-the-press/

What private insurance would Medicaid-eligible people under the ACA expansion be giving up?
The privatized Medicaid insurance program in Louisiana that doesn't pay for any hospital care -- Bayou Health. What Bobby Jindal has crafted is a private Medicaid system for primary care with only a charity hospital system as the hospital safety net.
Because he refused to expand Medicaid, hospitals are closing emergency rooms around the state. Worse yet, that charity hospital system is being privatized, which means hospitals will not get the benefit of federal dollars to defray the costs of treating the poor.
In other words, that claim of Jindal's that people will leave private insurance is a straight-up lie because all he needed to have done was present a plan simillar to the one his cohorts in Arkansas and Pennsylvania did to allow private carriers to cover Medicaid-eligible residents of Louisiana.
http://crooksandliars.com/2014/11/bobby-jindals-sneaky-smarmy-lie-chuck-todd


On Sunday Governor Jindal appeared on NBC’s Meet the Press with Chuck Todd who asked him straight on about whether or not the Governor planned on running for President in 2016. Governor Jindal demurred, saying that his family was “praying about this.” However, he also took the time to lay out a very convincing argument for why the nation would do well to have him be the next President.
Beyond Governor Jindal’s own arguments – let me remind you of why he is likely

Read more at http://eaglerising.com/11460/governor-bobby-jindal-makes-great-case-next-president-united-states/#ouwbTpZJ91i3Pw0A.99


Chuck Todd’s advent as host of Meet the Press hasn’t convinced me to tune in. But this morning I glanced at a transcript from yesterday’s show, and it’s fun to see Chuck wrestling with Bobby Jindal’s characteristic twisting of reality on the subject of immigration:
CHUCK TODD:
Very quickly on immigration. If the president goes through with his executive action, do you think Republicans and Capitol Hill ought to use even the power of shutting down the government to stop him from doing it?
GOV. BOBBY JINDAL:
Two things. I don’t think the president should shut down the government to try to break the Constitution. The reality is this. I do think the—
http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/political-animal-a/2014_11/the_wacky_world_of_bobby_jinda052953.php

 

 


Advertise on Bayoubuzz
Check out Bayoubuzz Services
Sponsor our Webcasts
subscribe-free

Media Sources

BayoubuzzSteve

Website: www.bayoubuzz.com
Login to post comments
  • A July 4th Fact of Facts: America is Land of Immigrants
  • Poll: Trump strong on jobs, weak on tweets, viewed as reckless, thin-skinned, sexist
  • President Trump, It doesn't feel like Independence Day
  • YIPPIE! The naked truth about free speech, cherished especially on Independence Day

mass2On July 4, 1778, George Washington doubled liquor rations for the soldiers quartered in Princeton, NJ, as a way to celebrate Independence Day. It’s fitting, therefore, that the Fourth of July is America's top-selling beer holiday, according to the Beer Institute. It estimated, in 2013, that sales of beer on the 4th could total $1 billion, doubtlessly higher today. “In moderation,” claims a CA brewery investor, Grover McKean, “beer is tasty and healthy.” Who could disagree?

Read More

joe mikaAs Donald Trump faces the top world leaders this week, including a face-time with Vladimir Putin, and as his healthcare proposals face an uphill climb, his poll numbers for how the nation views him could be better.

According to a morning Consult/Politico poll released Wednesday morning, his tweets, including that against MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski, and his personality are not helping him, at all.

Read More

indy dayII know the calendar says we are approaching the 4th of July, but, it just doesn’t feel like Independence Day.

Perhaps it should.  It’s hot as heck.  The airlines have been packed. The hot dogs are ready for grilling.  The umps are saying, "play ball". The patriotic activities are scheduled. The fireworks are ready-for-blasting. 

Yet, it just doesn’t feel like independence day.

Read More

bill rights2To President Thomas Jefferson, July 4th celebrated more than the signing of the Declaration of Independence. He thought it was a link to the future. The message prominent colonists sent to King George III led to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, the initial and most prominent feature of which is the First Amendment that guarantees free speech. It’s part of the country’s fundamental essence that each man and woman can say what they feel about government, or anything else, proving President Donald Trump needs some civics lessons.

Read More

latter-blum2

Dead Pelican

Optimized-DeadPelican2 1 1