In the end the Supreme Court of the United States didn’t untie the Gordian Knot, but as Alexander had done, they cut it instead.
And by doing so they demonstrated what we have known all along: The only new ideas Democrats-and D.C. bureaucrats- have are the old ideas of finding new ways to tax Americans and creating new bureaucracies to spend that money.
I won’t read the Obamacare opinion. I’ll leave that to legal scholars.
But I know this.
A tax is a tax is a tax.
Obamcare, when shorn of its Euro-Metro sophistication, is a tax.