Or you can call it the Affordable Care Act. According to Reason:
The Supreme Court has ruled that ObamaCare's individual mandate to purchase health insurance will survive as a tax, with Chief Justice Roberts joining the court liberals to write a majority opinion. The court also placed some narrow limits on federal power to limit state Medicaid funds.And this makes sense in Glenn Reynolds' words:
Update: The ruling states that, "The court reinforces that individuals can simply refuse to pay the tax and not comply with the mandate."
And what’s next? Republicans will have to push for repeal, or look like losers. Now Romney needs to make an issue of repealing the “Obama Healthcare Tax,” I guess. And, of course, it’s important to note that just because the Supreme Court — barely — found the Act constitutional doesn’t mean that it’s actually a good idea.The election will get a little bit more interesting, won't it?