Carol Platt Liebau

Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide has been hired by California's health care exchange (the body implementing ObamaCare in the once-Golden-State) using taxpayer money.  Part of what it intends to do includes pitching a reality show about families without health insurance -- and seeking to have popular prime-time television shows (like "Grey's Anatomy" and "Modern Family") work the health care law into their plots.

Something about this smacks of Soviet-style government propaganda.  It's enough that Hollywood has already celebrated and glamorized a host of socially-destructive phenomena, from hypersexualized teens to single motherhood, without having heavy-handed efforts to make us all join hands and sing the praises of Mother Government . . .  which -- adding insult to injury -- is based on a marketing plan subsidized through our tax dollars.

Is there any realm of our common life that liberals are willing simply to leave alone?!


Carol Platt Liebau

Carol Platt Liebau is an attorney, political commentator and guest radio talk show host based near New York. Learn more about her new book, "Prude: How the Sex-Obsessed Culture Hurts Young Women (and America, Too!)" here.