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Heightening the Contradictions, Cont.

5:13 PM, Aug 20, 2009 • By MATTHEW CONTINETTI
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The Wall Street Journal editorial board zeroes in on Obama's health care non sequiturs:

So the health-care status quo needs top-to-bottom reform, except for the parts that "you" happen to like. Government won't interfere with patients and their physicians, considering that the new panel of experts who will make decisions intended to reduce tests and treatments doesn't count as government. But Medicare shows that government involvement isn't so bad, aside from the fact that spending is out of control -- and that program needs top-to-bottom reform too.

Read the whole thing, as they say.