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Republicans Don’t Believe Their Own Constitutional Arguments

Posted by That Other Mike on 04/05/2011

From Scott Lemieux of LGM, blogging at TAPPED:

Republicans Don’t Believe Their Own Constitutional Arguments
Among the many problems with the argument that the mandate provision of the ACA is unconstitutional is the fact that nothing in their past practices suggests that Republicans actually believe them. Not only did nobody notice this allegedly unprecedented violation of individual liberty when Republican proposed a health care mandate, as far as I can tell many conservative Republicans still support mandates when it comes to replacing Social Security with individual accounts.

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Damn straight.

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