Welcome to the Brave New Obama World

The master propagandists of the left have taken on a breathtaking task: selling the public on Obama's economic disaster as a good thing.  The witting left understands that the "fundamental transformation" Obama promised means permanently high unemployment and workforce shrinkage, as the private sector is squeezed out of sector after sector of the economy. Thus, it becomes important to propagandize the public that there are benefits to unemployment.  A population dependent on what Charles Krauthammer called the big government teat must have its consolations. Thus we find a brilliant piece of propaganda by Peter Orszag, former OMB director for President Obama, and vice Chairman of global banking at Citigroup. From Bloomberg: The age-adjusted death rate in the U.S. declined by 2 percent from 2007 to 2010, according to preliminary data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As a result, projected life expectancy at birth rose to 78.7 years in 2010 from 77.9 years...(Read Full Post)