It's going to take some time to deconstruct Nancy Pelosi's new fiendishly entertaining health care opus, which tops 1,900 pages. But as David Harsanyi notes, as you flip through the pages of the House bill, you will notice the word "regulation" appears 181 times. "Tax" is there 214 times. "Fees," 103 times. As we all know, nothing says "affordability" like higher taxes and fees. The word "shall"—as in "must" or "required to"—appears more than 3,000 times. The word, alas, never is preceded by the patriotic phrase "mind our own freaking business." Not once.
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