It’s right in front of us, and yet somehow beneath the radar.
President Barack Obama has whipped up a novel new strategy for expanding government’s control over our lives and enlarging the power of the executive branch. The reason it’s so hard to see is that ironically enough — actually, it’s almost hilarious — he’s taking portions our freedom by offering to expand our “rights.”
You and I now have, Obama asserted, the right to health insurance. Not just the increased access to coverage afforded by Obamacare, but the right to it. Life, liberty, and managed care.