Conservative Justice Antonin Scalia filed a dissenting opinion Thursday featuring some fiery rhetoric in response to a Supreme Court ruling that upholds subsidies to millions of Americans buying health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Scalia was joined by Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito following the 6-3 majority ruling in King v. Burwell.
From snarkily proposing that the health care law be called SCOTUSCare, to deeming the Supreme Court ruling “pure applesauce,” Scalia’s dissent runs the critical gamut.
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FOXBusiness.com takes a look at some of the justice’s best one-liners.
1. Opposing Today's ACA Ruling
Opposing Today's ACA Ruling
2. Saying that this case is pointless
Saying that this case is pointless
3. Reminding the Justices that their only job is to interpret the law
Reminding the Justices that their only job is to interpret the law.
4. Continuing to emphasize the irrelevance of the case
Continuing to emphasize the irrelevance of the case.
5. Scalia’s version of a dictionary lesson
Scalia’s version of a dictionary lesson