Shikha Dalmia on President Obama’s speech Wednesday as an image at least as colorful as the outburst of Rep. Joe Wilson (R-South Carolina):

For several months now, the American people–as if exhorted by the ghost of William F. Buckley (no particular hero of mine)–have been standing athwart the Democratic agenda of socialized medicine, yelling, “Stop!” But President Barack Obama showed them the policy equivalent of the middle finger Wednesday night.

The whole thing is at, where she recounts the double-tracks and reversals that Obama engaged in.

Cross-posted from State House Call.


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