At the Media Research Center’s “DisHonors Awards” held on Thursday, September 26, 2013 during the MRC’s annual gala, one of three nominees for the “Damn Those Conservatives to Hell Award.” The audience voted Alter the winner.
“Repeal equals death. People will die in the United States if ObamaCare is repealed. That is not an exaggeration. That is not crying fire. It’s a simple fact….[The Obama campaign should say] ‘No, we’re not calling Mitt Romney a murderer. What we are saying is that if he’s elected President, a lot of people will die.’”
— Ex-Newsweek senior editor Jonathan Alter on MSNBC’s The Ed Show, August 9, 2012.