. . . Obamacare v. the America People, read this.
By right-left acclaim, at least among elites, the Chief Justice has engineered a Marbury v. Madison-like verdict that camouflages new limits on federal power as a reprieve for President Obama's entitlement legacy and in a stroke enhanced the Supreme Court's reputation -- and his own. This purported "long game" appeals to conservatives who can console themselves with a moral victory . . . .
It's an elegant theory whose only flaw . . .
(Editorial, "A Vast New Taxing Power," Wall Street Journal, June 2, 2012)
The editors treat a serious subject seriously. They lay out the chief justitice's legal arguments and show how they fail.
The editorial may be a tough read, but the subject is also a tough think. You'll be rewarded for soldiering through it.