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MIT Professor: Actually, Voters Aren't Stupid

The appearance followed the unearthing of a 2013 video of the professor saying that the bill wouldn't have passed if people could easily understand its content.

The scholar who said the passage of Obamacare relied on the "stupidity of the American voter" has gone back on his original statement. 

Appearing Tuesday on MSNBC's "Ronan Farrow Daily," Jonathan Gruber, an MIT professor that has been described as the "architect" of the Affordable Care Act, said his comments were poorly worded.  "I was speaking off the cuff and I basically spoke inappropriately, and I regret having made those comments," Gruber said.