Such were Socrates' (alleged) last words in the best-forgotten film "Real Genius." Apparently, the prototypical Greek sage was also covered by the VA:
"Last year, bureaucrats at the VA's National Center for Ethics in Health Care advocated a 52-page end-of-life planning document, "Your Life, Your Choices" ... Who is the primary author of this workbook? Dr. Robert Pearlman ... a man who in 1996 advocated for physician-assisted suicide in Vacco v. Quill before the U.S. Supreme Court and is known for his support of health-care rationing."
President Bush quickly put the kibosh on that little missive, but it has been, um, resurrected by the Obamastration.
The pamphlet "presents end-of-life choices in a way aimed at steering users toward predetermined conclusions, much like a political "push poll." For example, a worksheet on page 21 lists various scenarios and asks users to then decide whether their own life would be "not worth living."
Is this the model upon which ObamaCare will draw? But of course.
Now, what was that railing against those of us opposed to "Death Panels?"
[Hat Tip: NRO]