Social Security Trust

The Bad Faith of Mandate Critics, Part 2
February 04, 2011

Read part 1 of this argument here. The conservative legal brief against the Affordable Care Act rests heavily on a simple proposition. Government can’t make us obtain private insurance because, as the argument goes, that would be forcing us to buy a private product. Politically and constitutionally, it may be an effective argument. But do the law's harshest critics, the ones screaming about tyranny, actually believe that?