Ed Morris’s recent letter to this newspaper criticized a letter I had written to The Franklin Press regarding a front page article they published. That article used information from a report titled “The Economic and Employment Costs of Not Expanding Medicaid in North Carolina: A County- Level Analysis” written by a George Washington University (GWU) professor.
It forecast an economic boom for N.C. if N.C. would add an estimated 500,000 N.C. residents to Medicaid under ObamaCare. After reading the report, I felt that article citing the report was opinion, not news, and should have been on that paper’s opinion page.
Morris complained I can’t separate fact from opinion. He apparently believes everything in the report is a fact and challenged me to “report to readers of this newspaper the precise, actual factual information that is wrong in the study …”