What Liberals Really Want

In the current Weekly Standard, Wesley Smith writes about the Independent Payment Advisory Board, the panel of 15 experts that would sit atop the Obamacare bureaucracy, issuing diktats. In the course of his discussion, Wesley provides a succinct account of what four more years of Barack Obama would do to the country:

Today’s liberal agenda is…akin to the corporatist vision of the 1920s and ’30s​—​an economy in which the state directs the activities of the private sector to achieve ideologically desired ends. But even that description doesn’t quite get to the nub of it. Liberals today seek to create a stable, and what they perceive to be a socially just, society via rule by experts​—​in which most of the activities of society are micromanaged by technocrats for the economic and social benefit of the whole. In other words, social democracy without the messiness of democracy, like the European Union’s rule-by-bureaucrats-in-Brussels. This is the “fundamental transformation” that President Obama seeks to implement in this country.

The United States of America, ruled by a Brussels-like elite.

Obamacare delenda est.