The media headlines: "The government is likely to lose more than $1 billion"
The truth is: "The public is likely to get a $1 billion savings"
The media headlines: "The government has already lost more than $200 million"
The truth is: "The public has already gained more than $200 million"
The media reports: "Poverty rate hits 17-year high" (front page, above the fold, yesterday)
The truth is: Poverty in this nation means you have a TV, refrigerator, air conditioning, stove, clothes washer, and if you want the most uplifting look at what poverty in America is, you need to watch this wonderful Bill Whittle episode: