That's what Paul Krugman calls the Republican efforts to paint Obamacare as a disaster.
The latest example came in the Republican response to the President's State of the Union address. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington cited a constituent who has been suckered with a huge premium thanks to Obamacare. The constituent exists but, as the Spokane newspaper found out, the story about her premium was a crock.
... She was comparing her previous policy with one of the pricier alternatives her insurance company was offering — and she refused to look for cheaper alternatives on the Washington insurance exchange, declaring, “I wouldn’t go on that Obama website.” ...NYT
Which makes us wonder whether it will ever be safe to believe a Republican?