Mark Steyn: In Obama's America you'll all be working for the government

From the OC Register:

A great piece by Mark Steyn, as usual. He is one of my favorite writers. In this piece he is talking about Obama's student loan forgiveness program.

Money Quote:
"In the past 60 years, the size of America's state and local workforce has
increased five times faster than the general population. But the president says
it's still not enough: We have to incentivize even further the diversion of our
human capital into the government machine."

"Like most lifelong politicians, Barack Obama has never created,
manufactured or marketed any product other than himself. So, quite reasonably,
he sees government dependency as the natural order of things."

"And in his college-loan plan he's explicitly telling you: If you start a
business, invent something, provide a service, you're a schmuck and a loser. In
the America he's building, you'll be working 24/7 till you drop dead to fund an
ever-swollen bureaucracy that takes six weeks off a year and retires at 53 on a
pension you could never dream of. Obama's proposals are bold only insofar as few
men would offer such a transparent guarantee of disaster: It's the audacity of

"In Massachusetts, enough voters got the message. And the more speeches
this one-note politician inflicts on the nation the louder they'll hear


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