ISSUE: Supreme Court ruling on ‘Obamacare’
OUR VIEW: Decision had something for everyone
The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent 5-4 decision upholding the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was, in a word, ironic. Moreover, it provides the Obama administration, his Oval Office challenger Mitt Romney, and congressional politicians on both sides of the aisle what they wanted — at least for now.
First, the irony of the court’s ruling.