Leading the witness

While the headline is technically accurate, it reveals the subtle bias of the editor:

Judge rules in favor of Republicans in Obamacare challenge

Yes, she did. Because the Constitution plainly says Congress appropriates money for the Executive branch to spend. The federal government can not — or at least shouldn’t be able to — spend money that hasn’t been authorized by Congress.

The lawsuit was brought by the House of Representatives because the Executive branch of government — the White House — has ignored the Constitution on this matter.  (Well, lots of matters, but this is the only one that was ruled on today.)

This is not a Republican thing, it’s a “when did we crown a king” thing.

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