David Harsanyi on Obamacare's Authoritarian Problem


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You can't keep your insurance if you like it under Obamacare, because you're too ignorant to understand what's good for you. Or at least that's the argument we've been hearing from a lot of folks on the left—an argument that pivots from "common good" to soft authoritarianism. President Barack Obama is all in, as well, claiming that he was merely guilty of forcing Americans to pick a "Ferrari" health care plan over a "Ford" one. But as David Harsanyi observes, is it really "picking" if you're forced?