Reagan once joked that he liked to go to DC — to visit his money. I’m in DC today, and this Medicaid incident — especially coming amidst the current healthcare wrangling (which in turn comes amidst unprecedented and economically insane government “stimulus” spending) — makes me feel more than ever like I’m visiting the prison where part of me is enslaved.
Or to put it in simpler terms: If you’re pro-government, you’re wrong. You may have arrived at that position for what seemed the noblest reasons, whether hippie-derived, neocon-inspired, tree-loving, equality-seeking, drug-hating, or community-seeking. But you’re wrong. Stop it. Now.