“‘If private insurers say that the marketplace provides the best quality health care … then why is it that the government, which they say can’t run anything, suddenly is going to drive them out of business?’ Obama said in response to a question at a White House news conference.

‘That’s not logical,’ he scoffed, responding to an industry warning that government competition would destabilize the employer system that now covers more than 160 million people.

Come on. Government has the power to coerce and operate at extraordinary levels of debt. They make the rules. Private companies on the other hand have to spend responsibly and comply with the law in order to remain viable. It’s equivalent to allowing the home team call balls and strikes. This guy was a law professor? What a joke.