The Supreme Court is busy considering weighty questions. Do laws mean what their plain language say they mean or can the government rewrite them at a whim?
The rest of Washington was concerned with more important matters: how quickly can we blame the Republicans for whatever happens in the court case King v. Burwell?
For the uninitiated, the justices are weighing whether the authors of Obamacare intended to provide taxpayer subsidies to people who bought their health insurance from the federal exchange, or did they mean to confine such subsidies to state-created exchanges as the text suggests?
Hanging in the balance is 7.5 million to 9.6 million consumers whose Obamacare-mandated health insurance would suddenly become too expensive if they had to foot the entire bill themselves.