Thursday, June 28, 2012

Tweet of the day, etc.


Source of the fun that has gotten attention north of the border.

Other links of note:

The decision.

A good New York Times overview of the case that highlights the surprise alignment of conservative Chief Justice Roberts with the liberal wing of the court and these quotes from him:
In the opinion, Chief Justice Roberts wrote that the decision offers no endorsement of the law’s wisdom, and that letting it survive reflects “a general reticence to invalidate the acts of the nation’s elected leaders.”

“It is not our job to protect the people from the consequences of their political choices,” he wrote.
Potential legal drawbacks to the decision are noted there too.

Brad DeLong notes that Justice Scalia's dissent shows that he got ahead of himself. Or something like that.

And some excellent photoshoppage to round it out!