Michael McConnell, former federal judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, professor of law and director of the Constitutional Law Center at Stanford Law School, and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, weighs in on the liberal attempt to intimidate the Supreme Court on the ObamaCare case.
From the WSJ:
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“If liberal supporters of the health-care law were as confident of the merits of their position as they claim to be, they would offer actual legal arguments, based on text, history, structure and precedent, instead of labeling justices with whom they disagree as hypocrites and partisans. … The drafters and defenders of the health-care law have only themselves to blame for this mess. With a filibuster-proof Senate and total domination of the House, they did not trouble to build the consensus necessary for transformative legislation of this scope. More importantly, they did not take seriously their obligation to legislate within the limits set by the Constitution. Indeed, when a reporter asked in October 2009 what the constitutional basis was for the statute, then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi dismissively responded, ‘Are you serious?’”