Friday, June 29, 2012

Another take - the long view

I think this is worth reading.   The Chief Justice's Gambit

"It is not our job to protect the people from the consequences of their political choices."

Quote from Roberts' opinion that he extracted up front as he began the announcement of the opinion.

4 comments:

  1. But on the other hand it should be the responsibility of the Court to protect the constitution.

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    1. You are so right. The Constitution is the central point and I don't want to lose sight of that.
      In this ruling, the Justices did some good things. This article says the benefits will become more important in years to come. Here is another article, says close to the same thing:
      http://www.ijreview.com/2012/06/9398-why-chief-justice-roberts-made-the-right-long-term-decision-with-obamacare/
      This is not illusion, just broadening the picture somewhat.

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  2. Kinsey on the previous post- "There is no way to spin the loss."
    Then again, on second thought...
    :)

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  3. Just noting that the house blew up, but we did find a few useful pans in the debris.

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