Atlanta, Ga.: Any individual mandate requirement (to buy health insurance) should be inviting a court challenge. "Health Care" is not mentioned under Congress's enumerated powers in the Constitution. Some liken the mandate requirement to that of car insurance, but you could always opt not to drive a car. What next, Congress will demand we buy a Chevy to sustain bailed-out GM?
Ezra Klein: Or they'll demand we buy car insurance if we drive a car? Or abide by laws? Or pay taxes. SOMEONE CALL JOHN GALT!
Thursday, October 29, 2009
From Ezra Klein's chat on WaPo.com: