Impossible things: Obama and Reality Denied
Alice laughed. “There’s no use trying,” she said: “One can’t believe impossible things.”
“I dare say you haven’t had much practice,” said the Queen. “When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”
-Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking-Glass
This particular quote from Lewis Carroll has been getting a lot of traction these days as America reels from the stunning and callous hubris of its alleged representatives.
The corrupt machinations displayed in their efforts to force their version of socialized healthcare down the collective American throat cannot be described as otherwise.
The Constitutionality will surely be challenged (not that they haven’t been warned), but perhaps the most sickening aspect of this is the obvious disconnect from reality on the part of these induhviduals with so much power over the lives of all of us and our children for generations to come. As Dr. Sowell observes in that last link:
In politics, however, you can say all sorts of things that have no relationship with reality.
All of which reminds me of another Lewis Carroll conversation also applicable to the “situation”:
“When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean–neither more nor less.”
“The question is,” said Alice, “whether you CAN make words mean so many different things.”
“The question is,” said Humpty Dumpty, “which is to be master– that’s all.”
We can only hope and pray the adults will have the backbone and intestinal fortitude to correct this atrocity.