Is Obamacare the Worst Thing to Happen to America Since Slavery?

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Ben Carson tries to think of something bad that happened in the twentieth century.

Everyone knows that helping people get health care is a terrible, terrible thing. But how terrible is it, exactly, relative to our nation's greatest tragedies? Formerly respected person Ben Carson has the answer:

Dr. Ben Carson, a conservative commentator and neurosurgeon, on Friday likened the health care law to slavery.

“Obamacare is really, I think, the worst thing to happen to the nation since slavery,” Carson said, speaking at the Values Voter Summit. “And it is slavery, in a way."

We would have placed Obamacare third, just after food stamps, but it's a minor quibble, really.