Posted on | September 24, 2013 | 27 Comments
But, for the same reason that it makes no sense to impeach either President Obama or Chief Justice Roberts, it makes no sense to attempt to defund ObamaCare. That reason is that it cannot be done. The world is full of things that ought to be done but cannot in fact be done.
The reasons for making ever possible effort to defund ObamaCare, as I see it, are:
- It’s an economic wrecking ball.
- Fighting now, even if Ted Cruz is a modern Leonidas, plants the seeds. After the wrecking ball has made its rubble, the “Vote your way out of this” cry can arise. But where is the voice for that if the GOP isn’t trying now?
- From a negotiating standpoint, if you don’t stake out your strongest position, how can you hope to compromise usefully, e.g. a one-year stay of swinging of the wrecking ball?
- The sheer mendouchious twatwafflery of Nancy Pelosi accusing the ” target=”_blank”>GOP not arguing in good faith would be kinda funny, if there were not so much at stake.
Read the whole thing, which is a typically great Sowell column.
Whether or not the swing of the wrecking ball is delayed, though, 2014 will be a referendum on whether or not six years of no-talent rodeo clown governance was a swift idea.