“Illegitimi non carborundum”

The Jury Box had been waiting for someone to use the term “dog’s breakfast” to describe the healthcare bill and the Daily Telegraph‘s Janet Daley obliges.

Be of stout heart, the Weekly Standard‘s William Kristol writes.

The editors of National Review sensibly counsel conservatives, in the wake of last night’s victory for Obamacare: “‘Nil desperandum’–never despair.” I agree, though I’m more inclined to the mock-Latin motto of the Harvard band: “Illegitimi non carborundum”–don’t let the bastards get you down.

Both National Review and Weekly Standard advise:

Cheer up and repeal it!


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