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Video: Justice Scalia Echoes Republican Political Rhetoric During The Affordable Care Act Argument

By Jeff Spross and Ian Millhiser on March 31, 2012 at 12:00 pm

"Video: Justice Scalia Echoes Republican Political Rhetoric During The Affordable Care Act Argument"

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We will not know until June whether the Supreme Court will strike down the Affordable Care Act or decide instead to follow the Constitution. One thing that was completely clear from this week’s oral argument, however, is that one member of the Supreme Court is far more concerned with reciting political talking points than he is with actually upholding the law. Watch the following video compilation to see the many times Justice Scalia echoed anti-Obamacare rhetorical barbs by Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, and other leading Republicans while he was supposedly being a neutral judge weighing the merits of the Affordable Care Act:

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