Saturday, August 15, 2009

Faux Pas of the Day

Obama on competition between private companies and government-run health insurance:
“The notion that just by having a public option, that somehow you have the entire private marketplace destroyed, is just not borne out by the facts,” Mr. Obama said, adding, “U.P.S. and FedEx are doing a lot better than the Post Office.” [Emphasis mine.]

UPDATE: John Stossel weighs in.