Legal Issues

Liberals Lose Their Cool in the Supreme Court Fight Over Obamacare

Defenders of the Affordable Care Act are preemptively accusing right-leaning members of the high court of bad faith and rank partisanship

Paul Krugman in 2010.

Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

On Nov. 7, the Supreme Court said it would entertain the latest legal assault on President Obama's health-reform program. Leading liberal analysts worry—reasonably—that the justices will cripple Obamacare. Unfortunately, these defenders of the program are making their case by preemptively accusing right-leaning members of the high court of bad faith and rank partisanship.

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