Poll: 56 percent say Obama tried to intimidate the Supreme Court

April 13, 2012
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Americans are smarter than Obama gives them credit for:

A 56 percent majority of voters think the president was trying to intimidate the Supreme Court when he publicly commented on the health care case and referred to the justices as “an unelected group of people.”

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Some 42 percent think the Supreme Court should toss out the whole law, while 24 percent take the middle ground and think the court should keep most of it but rule the mandate for Americans to buy health insurance as unconstitutional.

3 Responses to Poll: 56 percent say Obama tried to intimidate the Supreme Court

  1. ATTILA on April 13, 2012 at 10:05 am

    Americans are smarter than Obama gives them credit for:

    This remains to be seen.

  2. Bob on April 13, 2012 at 11:36 am

    Americans are smarter than Obama gives them credit for:

    Americans were foolish enough to elect Obama

  3. I am on April 13, 2012 at 12:55 pm

    If Health Insurance Mandates Are Unconstitutional, Why Did the Founding Fathers Back Them?

    http://www.tnr.com/article/politics/102620/individual-mandate-history-affordable-care-act

    The founding fathers, it turns out, passed several mandates of their own. In 1790, the very first Congress—which incidentally included 20 framers—passed a law that included a mandate: namely, a requirement that ship owners buy medical insurance for their seamen. This law was then signed by another framer: President George Washington. That’s right, the father of our country had no difficulty imposing a health insurance mandate.” George Washington RINO?

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