Broccoli and the Supreme Court's health care ruling | Arkansas Blog

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Broccoli and the Supreme Court's health care ruling

Posted By on Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 7:13 AM

broccoli.jpg
Fascinating article by James Stewart in the New York Times on how right-wingers (you know it: some of them funded by the Koch boys) created a metaphor about broccoli that may well drive the U.S. Supreme Court decision on the constitutionality of health care reform. Opponents scoff at its appropriateness — forced consumption of broccoli compared with mandates in a national health care system — but the inventors may get the last laugh.

Tags: , , , ,

From the ArkTimes store

Favorite

Comments

Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

Readers also liked…

  • Judge anticipates punishment of lawyers in Fort Smith class action case

    Federal Judge P.K. Holmes of Fort Smith issued a 32-page ruling yesterday indicating he contemplates punishment of 16 lawyers who moved a class action lawsuit against an insurance company out of his court to a state court in Polk County after a settlement had been worked out.
    • Apr 15, 2016
  • Campus gun bill clears committee

    The so-called compromise amendment that will allow anyone 25 or older with a training certificate carry a concealed weapon on public college campuses was approved in a Senate committee this afternoon.
    • Feb 21, 2017
  • IHOP coming down, but .....

    I always scan the Little Rock City Board for items of interest this week and this one caught my eye: A zoning measure required by a proposal to tear down the IHOP at Markham and University.
    • Apr 30, 2016

Most Shared

Most Viewed

Most Recent Comments

Blogroll

 

© 2017 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation