Watering the garden while the house burns down.
The Great Non Squitur: The Sleight of Hand Behind Obama's Agenda, by Charles Krauthammer in The Washinton Post, Friday, March 6, 2009; Page A15
Health, education and energy -- worthy and weighty as they may be -- are not the cause of our financial collapse. And they are not the cure. The fraudulent claim that they are both cause and cure is the rhetorical device by which an ambitious president intends to enact the most radical agenda of social transformation seen in our lifetime.