Why the Obsession With Obamacare?

Just as the “debate” about the debt/deficit isn’t about the debt/deficit, but about whether we’ll destroy social spending, the “debate” about the Affordable Care Act isn’t about health care, but about fears (perhaps certainties) over on the Right that the system will work, thus knocking the props out from under their main philosophical plaform–the public sector (“big government”) is always bad.

I was going to spend some time digging up examples to illustrate my point, but Jon Perr, at his PERRspectives blog, has done it for me.

Read closely.

Later,

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