With Obamacare, he succeeded. He stood on the shoulders of midgets to do so.
The first President Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act into law. A generation later, the federal government uses it as an excuse to dictate the slope of the greens in putt-putt golf.
The second President Bush gave us the Department of Homeland Security, whose Transportation Security Administration's sole achievement is to harass ordinary Americans to the point that many will no longer travel by air.
President Nixon signed off on the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency. Critics warned then that someday the EPA would tax your every breath.
Given the agency's fixation on carbon dioxide, the prediction was not that far off.
I will not go through the much lengthier list of Constitution-shredding by Democratic presidents, as that is too depressing.
As we approach Wednesday's 236th anniversary of this nation's founding, the course of human events has left us in a situation where a law that more than half the people think should be repealed is upheld by a judiciary that has nothing but contempt for liberty.
The government knows best.
The TV show the Twilight Zone had an episode - "To Serve Man" - in which aliens came to the planet and gave us food and medicine before sending us to their planet.
The aliens took care of us following the guidelines of their book, "To Serve Man."
The punchline was that "To Serve Man" was a cookbook.
The federal government now feeds 15 percent of us and has forced universal health insurance upon the rest of us.
As a free people, we are cooked, thanks to Chief Justice Roberts.
Surber may be reached at donsur...@dailymail.com.