Obamacare: Not. A. Marketplace.
Democrats were in love with this idea: a benevolent government would collect a tax from each according to his ability, and allocate health-care to each according to his needs. It seemed so…fair. But once you take off the rose-colored glasses, you get mugged by the reality of history. Before long, Michelle Obama’s sweet admonishments, “We nag you because we love you,” will be forgotten. The enticements of major league athletes and movie stars will fade away. Those smiles of encouragement will disappear and will be replaced. “With what?” you may ask. With coercion! You won’t be asked – you’ll...Read More