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

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.