Jun 28, 2012 6:15 PM GMT
Caslon19000 saidJust wondering?
This is an important opinion about federalism and the scope of Congress's enumerated powers. Even as the individual mandate was upheld under taxing power — and Roberts wrote about the expansiveness of that power — we have an opinion that limiting those other 2 powers.
TroyAthlete saidThe administration lawyers argued it was a tax:
Short-term gain, but this could really hurt Democrats long term (maybe).
Caslon19000 saidI didn't realize the Court could come up with its own basis. I thought it ruled on your arguments. Such that, if you based your position on a bad argument, the Court ruled against you and you had to wait for another case to use a winning argument.