Betty Williams

NR vs. The Weekly Standard, A Case Study
March 27, 2010

A few weeks ago, Mary Katherine Ham at the Weekly Standard featured this quote from Nancy Pelosi: "Think of an economy where people could be an artist or a photographer or a writer without worrying about keeping their day job in order to have health insurance." Ham proceeded to riff on Pelosi's desire to subsidize people who don't work -- "If liberal Boomers such as Nancy Pelosi insist on creating government incentives for a generation of people to be unemployed artists who nonetheless have their health care paid for by productive members of society, there will be fewer productive membe