Let us pray

Robert Pear reports in yesterday’s New York Times on the Obama administration’s planned public relations offensive on behalf of Obamacare:

On Wednesday, White House officials summoned dozens of leaders of nonprofit organizations that strongly back the health law to help them coordinate plans for a prayer vigil, press conferences and other events outside the court when justices hear arguments for three days beginning March 26.

Hmmm. A prayer vigil for Obamacare. This seems to me something of a category error with seeds of comedy buried in it. Something tells me these folks lack a finely honed sense of irony, or maybe even a deft political touch.

What next? Kill for Mother Teresa! Sing for laryngitis! Screw for chastity!

George Orwell will help me get my mind around it. War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. Rinse and repeat.

It is no accident, as they say, that the folks who are helping to organize a prayer vigil for Obamacare are also the modern masters of the Two Minutes Hate. No accident at all.