Congress has power to regulate commerce, but can it impose it? If so, what limits are there at all on congressional authority?
Are you serious?
“Senior White House adviser David Plouffe said Sunday that the White House is ‘confident’ its health care overhaul will be upheld as constitutional by the Supreme Court — and that, ultimately, Republicans are going to regret having branded it ‘Obamacare,’ ” Lucy Madison reported Sunday for CBS News.
“The Supreme Court will hear arguments this week over the Obama administration’s landmark Affordable Care Act, which celebrated its two-year anniversary last week.”
Plouffe made his comments on “Fox News Sunday,” whose host, Chris Wallace, was one of two Sunday talk-show hosts to use the “Obamacare” term to describe the health-care reform plan. The other was George Stephanopoulos of ABC’s “This Week.” Hosts on NBC, CBS, C-SPAN and CNN left that characterization to their Republican guests. Stephanopoulos did not respond to a request for comment.
Okay. How about Obama’s millstone?
UPDATE: More commentary and a dancing Ewok from . . . well, you know where.