Sebelius Back to Kansas as a U.S. Senate Candidate?
Say it ain’t so!
Soon-to-be-former HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius “is considering entreaties from Democrats who want her to run against her old friend, Senator Pat Roberts, Republican of Kansas,” reports the New York Times.
It’s hard to see how this news is anything other than an attempt to put a softer spin on Sebelius’s disastrous tenure as the face of ObamaCare.
Considering how much the Left loathes her mismanagement of Healthcare.gov – driving down public confidence in government to record lows – it’s no surprise that friends of Sebelius are trying to rehabilitate her image by saying the former two-term Kansas governor could be just the candidate to topple Roberts.
Making the GOP spend money and time on a race they would otherwise win easily could burnish Sebelius…[more]
When it comes to conservative bon mots, former President Gerald Ford isn’t usually thought of as one of the more quotable figures on the right.
He is responsible, however, for one aphorism that is uniquely relevant to today’s era of the expanding, unresponsive state: “A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.”
Ford was right, of course. There is no such thing as a purely benevolent expansion of government. Even in the rare cases where the state grows larger in order to perform some necessary…
"[I]t’s true that six months after that catastrophe, people can actually sign up for ObamaCare. It’s also likely true that the program’s worst possible fate — in which it literally collapses on its own because its overall insurance pool holds far more sick people than healthy people — has been avoided. But the idea that, by meeting their obligations under the law, those…[more]