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Obamacare Survives, but Political Playing Field Has Changed

*Cato* Wrote: Jul 02, 2012 2:26 PM
Republicans need 60 votes in the Senate to overturn ObamaCare -- ain't gonna happen. Control of the Senate may switch to the Republicans after the Nov elections, but no way in hell will that amount to 60 votes to overturn.

The Supreme Court's 5-4 decision upholding the Obama administration's health care legislation was a victory for the president, his administration and his party. Their most ambitious legislative achievement has not been nullified, and they are not left in obvious disarray.

But it is only a partial victory and in some ways not a victory at all, both in the short run electorally and in the long run in terms of the constitutional order.

Politically Obamacare, as its critics call it, remains highly unpopular. It's possible that the court decision will boost its support, but unlikely.

Most voters...