Taken in a vacuum, the liberal media’s response to the right’s response to Obamacare’s passage might leave you thinking that no one before in American history has ever been so angry about so little.
They just do not get that something that will give government control over 1/6th of the American economy, expand the Nanny State, cost hundreds of billions of dollars, raise taxes, result in fewer doctors, the eventual rationing of care, reduced R&D (resulting in future lives lost), give access to medical records to a huge and whole new cadre of government bureaucrats, generally reduce liberty is something that would actually make people angry. And they say it as though they’ve never been angry over anything.
Well, fortunately we have Jonah Goldberg to point out their incredible hypocrisy.
On the scale of anger-to-actual-impact-of-legislation, progressives have got us angry conservatives (but I repeat myself, apparently) beat by a wide margin in their out and out hysteria over the passage of the Patriot Act. Yeah, remember that bill? It’s the same one the One and the Democrats in Congress renewed this year, again.
Also, lybberty-approved (unless they are caught in some wrongdoing!) Congressmen Mike Pence and Paul Ryan had fantastic Op-Eds in the Wall Street Journal and New York Times respectively, yesterday. Give them both a read.
Stay angry, my conservative friends.
(image of ‘angry conservatives’ protesting the bill taken from Thinking The Wright Way)
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