…alternatively, he’s just dumber than soap. From a CNS interview (H/T: Instapundit):
CNSNews.com: “So, in general, if a person doesn’t want health insurance, do you think they should be required by the government to actually have to get it?”
Senator Burris: “Under state law, we have every one required to have automobile insurance. Now, think about that.
Sure, let’s. You see, ‘under state law’ people are not actually required to have automobile insurance: people are required to have automobile insurance if they want to own a car. So, either this is not a good analogy – which means that Senator Roland Burris is dumber than soap – or it is a good analogy; which would mean that he thinks that people should be required to have insurance if they want to stay alive. Heaven forbid that I suggest that any sitting Senator could possibly be about as sharp as a sack of wet mice, so I am forced to assume that he’s ready to have the willfully non-insured executed for their crimes.
Also: the Preamble to the Constitution contains the enumerated right for Congress to mandate that people buy health insurance! Except that it’s only visible to people using those special glasses that Ben Franklin made…
Crossposted to Moe Lane.
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