Obamacare lives, at least for now. Chief Justice John Roberts was the tie-breaker in giving the Obama administration a few breaths of life for his biggest accomplishment and highest tax increase on the middle class in history. He should be so proud. But Roberts said the law was constitutional because it was a tax giving the GOP a lifeline if they can oust The One in November and take back both sides of Congress.
I won't deny that this is a win for Democrats but one wishes they would act like professionals who've been there before not like what we've come to expect they are. I can't fault the Chief Justice either, he voted what he thought was constitutional and that's what we expect from a judge (damn, I hope that's the case). He played both sides but he did it pretty damn brilliantly. Here's to hoping he wasn't trying to cement a legacy.
In other news, for the first time, an Attorney general and sitting member of a presidential cabinet was held in contempt by the full House...twice. Plastic Face Pelosi acted roughly how she did when she held the gavel, like a little baby who cries when she doesn't get what she wants. She's an utter embarrassment to the US.
Here's the story on the second vote that was to hold Holder in contempt in a civil manner:
The vote was 255 to 67. Seventeen Democrats joined the majority of Republicans in voting yes. GOP Rep. Dan Lipinski voted not present, and 65 Democrats left the floor before the vote.Congratulations Dems (even though you sure didn't get everything you wanted), this now sets up a true battle in November and one in which Obama's already way behind when it comes to the only issue that matters, the economy.
So even though the libs are gloating, the GOP wasn't the real loser, CNN was.