Wednesday, Aug. 1 marks a new phase in the rule of Obamacare: The first day that private companies will be mandated to provide contraceptive services to their employees through the company-provided health insurance policy, regardless of whether those services are contrary to the employer’s religious beliefs.

So, of course, Wednesday, Aug. 1 is a big day for the left. Or at least it should have been.

But instead of dancing in the streets, praising the president for liberating women from the iron rule of the pope, over half a million people have confirmed online that they are going to Chick-fil-A, with many more who didn’t tell Facebook that they were going, but probably will anyways.

That’s because Wednesday doesn’t simply mark Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, it marks the conclusion of Liberal Overreach Month — a strange, Day of the Dead-like celebration where the people are simultaneously amused and terrorized by the spectacle of the progressive movement’s self-appointed Don Quixotes charging at wind mills.

Who are the monsters these politicians and pundits were so spectacularly protecting us from? Well, besides the papists and a fast-food chicken joint, the progressives’ “most wanted” list included people who built their businesses; people who, quite rightly, say that Obama returned the Winston Churchill bust to the British Embassy; and the granddaddy grandmommy of them all: Mothers who don’t breastfeed their babies.
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