Joe Doakes from Como Park emails:
Great column explaining how Obama is “reviewing” his First Term promises for the Middle East, now that’s it’s all going to pot. Best lines:
“They might describe it as “review” of foreign policy, it is actually a shutdown process; the act of shooting all the remaining sheep in the corral prior to boarding up the ranch and putting up the “for sale” sign.”
And this gem later, describing how the perverse financial incentives in Obama-care create a death spiral for private insurance companies:
“ . . . [T]he president is basically busing high risk applicants into a lower risk pool. Those who can, will flee the neighborhood. That will leave only those who have nowhere else to go stuck in it, making Obamacare the health insurance equivalent of Detroit.”
Man, I wish I could write like that.
Richard Fernandez has always been one of the greats. He should be a daily read for everyone who has that nagging feeling they’re not getting the whole, unvarnished story…