If by “nobody” our president really means “billions and billions of people,” then he might be onto something. If he means this as he said it, then he’s either dishonest or the most naive man who ever lived anywhere in the history of humanity.

Speaking Thursday afternoon in Newton, Iowa, President Barack Obama pitched his idea for $5 billion in new tax credits for manufacturers that make equipment—such as windmill blades and solar panels—for “clean energy” companies.

“Nobody wants a handout,” Obama said. “Nobody wants to get something for nothing.”