The Supreme Court upheld Obamacare today — but NOT along the usual 5-4 split as “experts” predicted. The usual “swing vote,” Justice Kennedy, agreed with reliable right-wing gasbags Scalia, Thomas and Alito. But Chief Justice Roberts punk’d his conservative colleagues by voting with reliable left-wing gasbags Kagan, Kennedy, Sotomayor and Ginsburg.
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This Thursday, the Supreme Court will rule on the legality of Obamacare — and while everyone from pundits to politicians to the average underinsured schmoe awaits the verdict anxiously, the truth is that no matter what the court decides, there’s plenty about our crummy healthcare system that will stay exactly the same.
The Supreme Court is wrapping up Day 3 of long, boring arguments over Obamacare. You have to believe that even the keenest legal minds found their thoughts wandering as the arcane arguments dragged on. And we don’t even have the keenest legal minds on the Supreme Court! Which goes a long way to explaining the following…