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Laurence Tribe: I think my former student, John Roberts, will vote to uphold ObamaCare

Laurence Tribe: I think my former student, John Roberts, will vote to uphold ObamaCare

Hotair ^ | 06/27/2012 | AllahPundit

Posted on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 11:28:06 AM by SeekAndFind

Via the Examiner, I’ve been looking for tea leaves for you all day but this, unfortunately, is the best I can do. I don’t even regard it as tea leaves: I think Tribe is just pre-spinning the outcome so that, if the mandate is struck down, he can call Roberts a disappointment who betrayed his education in a fit of ideological pique, etc etc etc.

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But we’re starving for insight and this is, in its own lame way, an insight into Roberts’ thinking. As is this:

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Eastman, a critic of the health care law, said he wouldn’t be surprised to see Roberts side with the Obama administration and uphold the law. “He’s a creature of the Washington administrative state. That’s his background,” the professor said, noting that Roberts has spent almost his entire professional life in Washington.

Scalia’s background is Beltway-heavy too yet his vote against ObamaCare seems a fait accompli.

More unconvincing tea leaves? Okay, how about the idea that Roberts’ vote in the Arizona case with Kennedy and the liberals presages a similar outcome on ObamaCare?

What the Arizona compromise will augur for the most closely watched case of the term is anyone’s guess. Yet the justices’ evident search for……….

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via Laurence Tribe: I think my former student, John Roberts, will vote to uphold ObamaCare.

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