President Barack Obama promised over and over during the health care debate that “if you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan.” It turns out that, for a lot of people, that isn’t true. For Obama, it’s an inconvenient truth at a really inconvenient time — coming less than two weeks before the Supreme Court begins oral arguments on the law and just as the administration touts the law’s early benefits on its second anniversary. And it’s not the only hard truth Obama and the law’s supporters are facing. No matter what they said about rising health care costs, those costs aren’t actually going to go down under health care reform.
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