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The healthcare law fight isn’t over
Los Angeles Times

On Thursday, an unusual Supreme Court majority of “one” — Chief JusticeJohn G. Roberts Jr.— found that the healthcare law’s individual mandate is unconstitutional under the power of Congress to regulate interstate commerce. But, surprise, the mandate is constitutional as a tax.

This strange reasoning, not fully embraced even by the four concurring justices, handed judicial conservatives the most recent in a long parade of disappointments.