In a huge political victory for President Obama, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that the Affordable Care Act is constitutional in every respect.
Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the opinion for a 6-3 majority.
Details to follow.
UPDATE: It was 5-4 decision, not 6-3 as I mistakenly reported above. Roberts cast the deciding vote. Anthony Kennedy sided with the conservatives.
UPDATE II: If you want to plow through the court’s decision and dissents in this case, have at it HERE.
UPDATE III: The right-wing blogosphere is going bonkers. I’ll have a stand-alone post on wingnut reactions ...