Some even suggested that if Roberts struck down the mandate, it would prove he had been deceitful during his confirmation hearings, when he explained a philosophy of judicial restraint.Of course, this leak just makes him look deceitful in a different way.
It was around this time that it also became clear to the conservative justices that Roberts was, as one put it, "wobbly," the sources said.
Of course, we don't know how true this version of the story is. How could we? Even if he did change his vote, it's hard be sure exactly why he did from the facts provided.
I continue to be grimly puzzled by the fact that the Congress cannot regulate inactivity, but can tax it.
I search the constitution
in vain for a solution.