So, since health insurance is interstate commerce, and Congress has the power not only to regulate it, but also to make all laws that are "necessary and proper" for executing its power, why isn't that the end of it?
It is high time that the American voters look behind the wizard's curtain that hides the reality that the judges are making the law to fit their personal political preferences. Once citizens appreciate that reality, they can take the next step.
I prefer to think this does not translate simply as "liberal = favorable to Democrats" and "conservative = favorable to Republicans." Yet the radical inconsistency of the court in two recent cases suggests I am insufficiently cynical.
From the standpoint of constitutional law, overturning the Affordable Care Act could put dangerous constitutional restraints on Congress's ability to forge national solutions to national economic problems. That's a dangerous precedent that goes far beyond health care policy.
Health care is nothing like cell phones, or any of the other things that "might" come in handy during some future emergency: a bulletproof vest, a car, a ladder, a fire extinguisher, a helicopter, a Hazmat suit, a gas mask, a tank, etc. Truly, about the worst analogy I've ever heard.