The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo32° Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi50° Mostly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo25° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi44° Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo21° Clear

Wednesday

Hi49° Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo26° Mostly Clear

Thursday

Hi52° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo32° Partly Cloudy

Friday

Hi57° Mostly Sunny

Obamacare laid bare

Send to Kindle
Print This

Every disaster has its moment of clarity. Physicist Richard Feynman dunks an O-ring into ice water and everyone understands instantly why the shuttle Challenger exploded. This week, the Obamacare O-ring froze for all the world to see: Hundreds of thousands of cancelation letters went out to people who had been assured a dozen times by the president that “If you like your health care plan, you’ll be able to keep your health care plan. Period.”

The cancellations lay bare three pillars of Obamacare: (a) mendacity, (b) paternalism and (c) subterfuge.

View my options or Sign in