“Earlier today the Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. In doing so they reaffirmed a fundamental principle, that here in America, on the wealthiest nation on earth, no illness or accident should lead to any family’s financial ruin.”

“I disagree with the Supreme Court’s decision and I agree with the dissent. What the court did not do on its last day in session, I will do on my first day if elected president of the United States. And that is I will act to repeal Obamacare. Let’s make clear that we understand what the court did and did not do. What the court did today is say that Obamacare does not violate the constitution. What they did not do is say that Obamacare is good law or good policy.”


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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