All in all, it’s been a pretty good day. (Upholding the most meaningful expansion of the social safety net in decades goes a long way toward that end.) Clearly, the big story of the day was the Supreme Court decision upholding the Affordable Care Act. Despite any misgivings progressives might have about a lost opportunity to push for a single payer plan , or Medicare For All, it’s still better to keep what progress we have managed to achieve than to scrap it all.
But no matter. Nothing on the Left could even begin to approach the freak-out on the Right. A few choice selections: