After comparing gun owners to the Taliban on Ed Schultz’s show, Moms Demand Action founder Shannon Watts came back to MSNBC today to repeat the debunked lie that 40% of gun sales occur without a background check.
This absurd claim has been repeatedly debunked, and even the Washington Post’s The Fact Checker gave the claim 3 Pinocchios.
Not only have so-called “Obamacare navigators” not been properly vetted by Enroll America, but they are actively encouraging consumers to lie to the IRS in order to get more money in Obamacare subsidies and in fact themselves are admitting to defrauding the government. And what makes this even worse is that Enroll America, ostensibly a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, seems to be sharing information with Battleground Texas, which is described by its regional field director as “a grassroots organization dedicated to turning Texas blue.”
As with the ACORN videos that put O’Keefe in the spotlight, this is just the first in a series of videos to be released. O’Keefe has already stated there is plenty more to come: