Justice Antonin Scalia
Quite possibly the most depressing spectacle of three days of Supreme Court arguments on the Affordable Care Act was the very apparent fact that Justice Antonin Scalia gets his information from right-wing blogs. That and Justice Samuel Alito's vast ignorance of how things in real life, like health insurance, work.
Here's a depressingly telling exchange in which Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg explains to Alito this whole murky reality of health insurance.
Brad DeLong, an economics professor at UC Berkeley, noticed a strange pattern in the Affordable Care Act dissent of Justice Antonin Scalia on Thursday. It seems as if Scalia was originally writing the majority opinion of the court. ... Read Post
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