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Health care, yes. Broccoli, no.
USA Today

Tuesday’s Supreme Court arguments over the “individual mandate” contained in the 2010 health care law came down to one core question: If the government can require you to buy medical insurance, what else could it make you buy? Skeptics of the mandate suggested a range of possibilities. Cars? (Justice Antonin Scalia) Cellphones to dial 911? (Chief Justice John Roberts) Burial insurance? (Justice Samuel Alito) Broccoli? (Roberts and Scalia)