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But he added “we’re obviously offering initial data that’s going to be refined as we get more information,” so look for the story to change as time goes on. Like Benghazi.

Still, the bottom line won’t change: As few as 27 percent of the supposed 7 million that signed up were previously uninsured, according to one study. That means Obamacare has ultimately insured just 1.9 million of the supposed 46 million Americans without health coverage. President Obama and Democratic lawmakers overhauled the entire health care system in America to help 1.9 million people? Hmm.

What’s more, a Rand Corporation study suggest that as few as 858,000 previously uninsured Americans “have paid for new policies and joined the ranks of the insured,” the Daily Mail reported.

Mr. Carney, though, did say make one absolutely true statement during the administration’s victory lap: “Six out of 10 people without insurance can get insurance for $100 a day or less.” A day. Now that I believe.

Joseph Curl covered the White House and politics for a decade for The Washington Times. He can be reached at and on Twitter @josephcurl.