"There are two Affordable Care Acts. There's the legislation passed by Congress in 2009, and then there's the mythical Affordable Care Act – the perfidious 'government takeover' decried and demagogued by so many conservatives (and quite a few liberals). The former is quite popular, the latter gets decidedly mixed reviews."
It's Okay to Spike the Football, but Get Ready for the Next Kickoff in Higher Courts
Describing the court decision in which Judge Roger Vinson struck down the individual mandate portion of Obamacare, Thomas Miller notes how the Obama administration's lawyers unintentionally backed themselves into a corner with their argument. Miller also describes the clear court ruling on Obamacare as ironic, noting "that our current president and many of his Democratic Party allies in Congress and elsewhere have relied for many years on using the courts aggressively."
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