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Sam Smith

Now that another judge has upheld the individual mandate clause of Obamacare – making it three in favor and two against – it would be hard for the Supreme Court to ignore the matter.

You will read a lot about this in the coming months, but there are a several things that probably won’t be so clear:

– The mandate provision has already badly hurt the overall politics of the Democratic Party, the liberal cause and the effort for real universal healthcare, i.e. single payer. The popular resentment against the provision makes it one of the dumbest pieces of legislation passed buy Democrats in modern times.

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