For the time being, though, the harsh reality is that five judges essentially nullified what two GOP presidents and Congress with overwhelming bi-partisan support for the past near half century have routinely done.
Rather than serious consideration of how to provide health care access to all, discussion of U.S. health care reform has frequently been reduced to political calculation, driven by big-money stakeholders.
President Obama is today negotiating for his political life. The pundits claim he is "all-in" on the health care bill, and that its defeat would be the practical end to his presidency. So here's a pop-quiz.