editorial | Obama v. the Supreme Court
Better to take the high road
Since every other constitutional-law scholar had been interviewed about last week’s Supreme Court oral arguments on the health care law, the Affordable Care Act, President Obama - himself a former professor - was unable to hold back. His comments on the case were a pointed warning to the Court that invalidating his signature piece of legislation would be an “unprecedented, extraordinary’’ step of judicial activism. Even if so, Obama should have remained silent.