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Obama's Supreme Court Smackdown Explained

Considering all the outrage during the past week over President Barack Obama's tart "pre-buttal" to the Supreme Court regarding the Affordable Care Act, you'd almost think the president had stepped to the mic on Monday and told the justices to take their forthcoming ruling on the individual mandate and "shove it." And actually, he sort of did. It wasn't nearly that dramatic, but the president did go out of his way to give them -- and opponents of the Affordable Care Act -- something to ponder in advance of the court's ruling, arguing that it would be an "unprecedented" move that "an unelected group of people would somehow overturn a duly constituted and passed law.
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