George Will: 'Someone has to tell the president it's not clever to be seen trying to be clever'

George Will said Tuesday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that President Obama has been misleading the American people when he repeatedly said “if you like your health care plan, you can keep it.”

“Someone has to tell the president it's not clever to be seen trying to be clever. In all the prevarications and equivocations of politics, one tries to be economical in the use of the word 'lie.'  That’s what Churchill once said an opponent was guilty of terminological in exactitude,” said Will, a syndicated columnist and Fox News contributor.

Will continued, “Well, it's hard to avoid the feeling that even if the president really didn't know on September 26 what was going to happen on the first of October, now he knows what he actually said then, and he's not telling the truth about what he said then."

Fox News contributor Dr. Ben Carson also commented on the issue as well adding, “My concern is that if you have a government that can't be trusted, if you have to parse every word, if you have to  filter it through legalese in order for the people to understand what's going on, then what have we evolved into?  This is not what America is supposed to be, and a lot of people have lost sight of that.”

Carson added, “America is supposed to be the home of the brave, the land of  the free, it was supposed to be  a place that was centric to the  people, not the government.  As we turn over more power to the government to control our lives, it's going to change  drastically from the place we all envisioned."