Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Obamacare: The New Golem?

While we sleep safely in our warm beds, secure and oblivious in the comfort of our cozy homes, Congressional Democrats labor ceaselessly in a ancient ruined castle atop Capitol Hill. A wolf howls, the gloomy night darkens, storm clouds rage, and bolts of fierce lightening flash through the sky as they struggle with all their genius to create their newest vision...

Bride of Frankenstein: Above is what your health-care looks like after redesign by a congressional committee (with some assistance from their lobbyist/donor friends). Here is another image with the same message:

This flow chart shows the planned entrails, er... organizational structure of our new friend: Government-controlled Health Care. Click here to see the full-size version. Feeling dizzy yet?

"Watch, Igor, as I throw this switch and bring the monster to life!"

Mary Shelly's Frankenstein was a critique of scientific hubris, of the Scientist too blinded by his science and his Pride to realize until it was too late the Horror he was creating. Is FrankenCare (ObamaCare) the same sort of monstrosity, a product of Congressional and Political Hubris, an abomination created by those who thought they knew better, who viewed the voters as beneath them, a force merely to be tricked, bullshat, and coerced into compliance with the wiser vision created by the superior political class? Do they know better? Or are they blinded by their egotism and their pride?

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