Reason Writers Around Town: Shikha Dalmia on ObamaCare as the Democrats' Iraq


In her latest Forbes column, Reason Foundation Senior Analyst Shikha Dalmia notes: "Pushing ObamaCare was an astonishing misjudgment, the domestic policy equivalent of President Bush launching a full-scale preemptive strike against Iran after embroiling the country in Iraq and Afghanistan. But why don't progressives get that this is terrible economic timing?"

The answer, Dalmia says, is that, "both the Democratic Party and President Obama have mutually reinforcing blind spots that have rendered them incapable of seeing what's crystal clear to every other sentient being in the country: This was the wrong bill at the wrong time."

Read the whole thing here.