A Glimpse of Our Health Care Future
The pen is mightier than the Freud.
Jul 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43 • By P.J. O'ROURKE
[The NHS should have listed this before “Share your feelings with family and friends.”]
Write down your troubles
[I’m a writer for Pete’s sake. What does the NHS think I do all day?]
Ask for help
[I thought that was what I was doing when I unrolled the little window shade.]
Learn how to relax
[See “Drink sensibly” above.]
Do something you enjoy
[See “Learn how to relax” above.]
Remember your good points
[I have foresight. I remembered to buy Scotch at duty-free.]
Care for others
[Ended up ordering the “Meat Lover’s” pizza. I shared it with the dog.]
So I will alter my prediction. To what will Obama-care lead? Obama-care will lead to getting free psychiatric counseling from a government-provided ballpoint pen.
P. J. O’Rourke is a contributing editor to The Weekly Standard.
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