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“They Know Better, Inc®” – Why Liberal Democrats believe they should run our lives…

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Much has been made of the woeful Obamacare Exchange website, and rightfully so: it’s almost inconceivably bad. But it’s not the website that we should be focusing on, really, but what the website (and ultimately Obamacare itself) actually represents. Namely, the overwhelming hubris which so completely defines the Leftists/Statists who are now in charge of our nation. 

As we detailed yesterday, the newest White House/Liberal Media talking point on Obamacare is, essentially, “Your old plans were junk, and you should be GLAD to be rid of them”.

Or, shorter: “We know better than you”.

And yet as evidenced by the initial roll-out, how much could they know? Obviously, not nearly as much as they THINK they know.

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“Ideology” exists only on the Right, …says the hyper-ideological Left

I’ve had this one in my pocket for a week or so, just waiting for someone to use the actual phrase again. I was confident I wouldn’t be waiting very long…

…and I was right. Courtesy of CNN:

nancy_pelosiRep. Nancy Pelosi is a “visionary” leader who “never lets ideology cloud her judgment,” President Barack Obama told a crowd of donors in San Francisco Wednesday evening.

Obama is in the Golden State on the first fundraising swing of his second term, kicking off a series of events that will gather money for Congressional Democrats looking to regain control of the House in 2014.

This is reported in the article without the slightest hint of irony or push-back from the CNN reporter.

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‘Obamacare’: even WORSE than predicted, but the fight isn’t over yet

Obamacare: is there ANY word on the recent political landscape more guaranteed to start an argument nowadays?

Most Democrats and virtually all Statists/Progressives swoon at the thought, since it will inevitably choke off the free market, leading to socialized medicine.

Conversely, pretty much everyone else hates even the idea of it.

From Politico:

Forty-nine percent of voters said they think the 2010 law should be either fully or partially repealed, compared with 44 percent who want to see the law remain as-is or see it expanded further“. 

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