Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Morning Snark: Hsieh PJM OpEd "Obamacare and the Wages of Spin"

PJ Media has posted my snarky piece, "Obamacare and the Wages of Spin".

The basic theme: Don't piss on my back and tell me it's raining.

Here is the opening:
Many years ago, the writer Ayn Rand noticed a curious kind of backpedalling from the political Left. First, they’d claim that socialism would provide enough shoes for the whole world. But when economic reality caught up with them, and they failed to deliver on their promises, they’d turn around and claim that going barefoot was superior to wearing shoes. In modern parlance, those broken promises weren’t a bug, but a feature!

In the past few weeks, we’ve seen precisely this pattern coming from defenders of ObamaCare. For example...
Read the full text at: "Obamacare and the Wages of Spin".

(And thanks to Jawaid Bazyar for flagging the Ayn Rand quote I used in the opening.)