The cover story on National Review is by Jonathan Adler and Nathaniel Stewart, who are insisting there were Positive Steps, Silver Linings in the Supreme Court’s ruling in NFIB v. Sebelius ruling.   Since I am expecting stormy weather over the next few years in the matter of Obamacare and the extent of government control of our lives, no matter which wins which branch in the next election, the idea of silver linings to the approaching clouds are appealing.   Adler and Stewart suggest that the Court’s decision reigns in the inclinations of Congress considerably.  “The post–New Deal remnants of our original constitutional order were very much at stake in this case, and although the mandate survived, at least for today those remnants still remain.”

I hope the piece cheers you up.

 

Articles by Kate Pitrone

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