Conservatives Unleash Fury at One-Time Hero John Roberts

Now that he’s sided with Obama in King v. Burwell, and ahead of another potential Supreme Court win for Obama on gay marriage, Roberts is losing the confidence of the right.

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts (L) and Justice Anthony M. Kennedy arrive for the State of the Union address by President Barack Obama on January 20, 2015 in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC.

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After the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to reject an existential challenge to Obamacare on Thursday, conservatives took direct aim at the author of the decision: their one-time hero Chief Justice John Roberts.

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