Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Obama and The Nanny State

Powerline has a nice anlaysis on the Obama speech ... comparing it with those of Jack Kennedy. Just not favorably. Here's a taste but read it all.

Whereas JFK's speech framed generational change defending and advancing liberty around the world, Obama's holds out generational change to support the causes of retreat abroad and unlimited government at home. The challenges outlined by Obama are to be addressed by government programs in which citizens become clients of the welfare state, as early in life as possible.

Here's some video from a part of the speech Scott references.