Lawmaker Plots Revenge Against SCOTUS by Threatening to Force-feed It Obamacare

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In yesterday’s Supreme Court decision on Obamacare, a quite displeased Justice Antonin Scalia smarmed, “We should start calling this law SCOTUScare." Texas Representative Brian Babin took this literally, and introduced the SCOTUScare Act yesterday. The bill would force Supreme Court justices to get their work health insurance through Obamacare — just like Congress. "By eliminating their exemption from Obamacare," he said, "they will see firsthand what the American people are forced to live with!” If this plan fails to make the justices see the error of their ways, Republican lawmakers will likely resort to poking them with the soft cushions.