Stephen Colbert put it perfectly, when he responded to a bunch of Republican spokespeople endlessly referring to "government bureaucrats making decisions" in the health care system:
Can you imagine? It'll be, "Hello, bureaucrats! Goodbye, mom-and-pop massive insurance conglomerates!"
(This was during his "The Word" segment; the snappy sidebar changed to "Getting Screwed Will Lose That Personal Touch".)
I know whenever I go into one of our All-Powerful Government Tyrannical Monopoly Hospitals, I can't walk ten feet without seeing a life-sized portrait of an angelic Ministry of Health bureaucrat hanging in the hall with a plaque beside it saying, "Hey you, you don't need that air-cast! Just walk it off, you pussy!"