November 18, 2013
The Affordable Care Act is not 'Incomprehensible'
Fresh off her recent column lionizing Chris Christie, Peggy Noonan turns to making excuses in her Wall Street Journal column for Democrats who voted for ObamaCare because, well, it's just too darn complicated: More and more it seems obvious that the vast majority of the politicians who pushed the bill in the House and Senate never read it. They didn't know what was in it. They had no idea. They don't understand insurance -- they're in politics, a branch of showbiz. Some of them would have tried to read it, but it was 2,000 pages of impenetrable paragraphs -- real word-clots, word-slabs -- accompanied by long lines of swimming numbers. Comprehensive bills are never comprehensible ones -- they are meant to lack clarity. Administrations get bills passed and then let administration regulators interpret them. That's why Nancy Pelosi said: "We have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it." It was literally true! After failing to read or understand the bill, members of...(Read Full Article)