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Peter Suderman on How to Think About The Obamacare Decision


Just a few hours after the Obamacare decision came down, Nick Gillespie talked with Reason's Peter Suderman to get the straight dope on the good (none, really), the bad, and the fugly regarding the Supreme Court's take on the Affordable Care Act.

Click above to watch. Here's our original writeup from June 28, 2012:

Is there a silver lining to the Supreme Court's Obamacare Decision?

In a 5-to-4 decision, the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act by ruling that the individual mandate is legal under Congress' power of taxation, while giving states more flexibility in deciding whether to participate in the law's Medicaid expansion.

What does today's decision mean for the implementation of the law and the political effort to repeal it?

Nick Gillespie sat down with Reason Magazine Senior Editor Peter Suderman to discuss today's ruling and its implications for health care policy.

Approximately 8 minutes.

Camera by Jim Epstein and Meredith Bragg, and edited by Epstein.

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