Foxiosis Scaliarium (ad nauseum)

Just trucked into town, glad to be back. Sweet home, Venice.

The Act that Congress passed makes tax credits available only on an “Exchange established by the State.” This Court, however, concludes that this limitation would prevent the rest of the Act from working as well as hoped. So it rewrites the law to make tax credits available everywhere. We should start calling this law SCOTUScare.

If you were some sort of Scalia-like hack, and you thought all the people around you were no better than headless chickens, you might try to insult them with a hearty take that!. In the gotcha manner of Fox News. Because you watch the cable outlet 24 hours-a-day and Stuart Varney is the shit.

You might then easily mistake Varney’s “OBAMAcare!” for a hobnail boot rather than a word for subsidized health insurance. And you might well flatter yourself that you’re slamming it up some co-worker’s backside with this:

We should start calling this law SCOTUScare.

…when you’re only burying your reputation. (The best judges are usually neutral, or impartial, etc.) I imagine that if some New Deal provision had just come before the court, and the majority had been joined by the Chief Justice, the first line of your booger-flinging dissent would read “We should start calling this man Franklin Delano Roberts.”