Josh Barro over at Bloomberg News has an interesting
theory on why Governor Paul LePage is so upset at the Obamacare
mandate that he called the IRS "the new Gestapo" (and then pretended to apologize). Barro's theory? That LePage
knows he'll have to work with the federal tax agency, rather than being able to
tell President Obama to "go to hell," as LePage promised on the campaign trail
Court is - it can now be said most confidently - the
most political in American
history. Today's surprising - to almost everyone - upholding of the Affordable
Care Act is proof that it's even more politicized than we thought.
If the decision had gone the way most people expected - with
Chief Justice John Roberts Jr.