I joined CNBC’s The Kudlow Report to discuss the recent news that 18 Senate Democrats have signed a letter urging the postponement or repeal of Obamacare’s destructive medical device tax. Conservatives have warned for years that the tax would kill jobs and undermine innovation in the field, a conclusion that some Democrats have finally embraced as implementation looms. The Left has recognized this problem all along, of course, but they needed to squeeze as much on-paper revenue as possible into the Obamacare CBO score back in 2010 in order to attract those final few votes from “fiscally conservative” Democrats. Now that Obamacare’s on the books, they can systematically abandon their pay-fors — a process that’s well underway. My sparring partner in this discussion was Igor Volsky, a staffer at George Soros’ Think Progress. Larry asked him why Democrats will admit that higher taxes kill jobs in some cases, but not others. See if you can locate a concrete answer anywhere in here: