It's nothing short of serendipitous that Obamacare co-author Jon Gruber crawled out of hiding just long enough to genuflect before Congress the same day the Dems on the Senate Intelligence Committee finally released its five-year long report on the CIA and American torture. I'm sorry, "enhanced interrogation techniques." But more on that later…

Both provided painful exercises in this country's moral decay, spreading political corruption and blinding hypocrisy.

Gruber's four hours of often cringe-inducing questions, non-answers and name-calling began, of course, in the most juvenile way possible, with lawmakers enforcing a seating chart. House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., forced Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner to sit next to Gruber, thumbing his nose at an administration request to separate the two health care policy malcontents.

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