making the case for aca tax credits
"If Congress had meant to punish uncooperative states, it didn’t have to saddle them with dysfunctional exchanges. It could have left them with no exchanges at all. Congress created a fallback because it wanted to enable everyone — even people in states that objected to health care reform — to secure affordable insurance. "
—Assistant Professor Nicholas Bagley, in an editorial for The New York Times, discussing key points in King v. Burwell, on which the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument March 4.