Stop! In the Name of Health: the Supremes Rule on the Affordable Care Act

Sue Saltmarsh, DUH, June 29, 2012 There were several historical moments on June 28 when the long-awaited Supreme Court decision on the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act (ACA) was finally announced. First there was the “Dewey Wins!” moment on CNN when the ruling was announced as a defeat for the individual mandate - perhaps a symbol of the whole ball of wax turning out not to be what President Obama wanted it to be when he first started on the long road towards health care reform. Then there was the unpredicted migration of Chief Justice John Roberts from his usual presence on the conservative side of the fence ... Stop