The shocking decision by the five conservative Supreme Court justices to "stay" EPA's carbon regulations does not, by itself, destroy what's left of the Court's reputation -- or even doom the EPA's Clean Power Plan.
Obergefell v. Hodges, is a double defeat for conservatives. At the same moment that a majority of the Court declared the United States to be a marriage equality nation, Chief Justice Roberts announced to his fellow conservatives that their most ambitious legal cases are doomed to failure.
King v. Burwell is the most perfect victory that the Obama administration could have achieved in this case. It not only preserves Obamacare today, it sharply limits the scope of future cases seeking to undermine the law.