* Individual mandate struck down CNN 9:10 a.m.
* Government can’t force you to buy insurance 9:11 a.m.
Today Show: Supreme Court Upholds Healthcare Law 9:12 a.m.
CNN * CNN: We’re getting widely different reports on Healthcare law 9:13
On-scene reporter: CJ Roberts said Mandate MAY BE UPHELD under the Congress’ taxing clause (She just overturned her own reporting) 9:14 a.m.
9:16 CNN scroll: Obamacare Partly Upheld, Partly Struck Down
9:17 FOX NEWS: Supreme Court Upholds Individual Mandate
John Robert’s decision saves the law
Chief Justice was the “decider”
Majority Opinion: Roberts Ginzberg, Breyer, Sotomayor, Kagen
Dissent: Scalia Kennedy Alito Thomas
CNN: Wolf Blitzer: Chief Justce Roberts was “the decider” 9:24
FOX NEWS: I believe it was the first reporting based on reading from actual opinion. I found that helpful. Everything went “objective” until about 9:30, when Gretta Sustern showed up, and went political. Then Megan Kelly and the rest in studio jumped in. The anchors in the beginning seemed stunned but admitted this was an “amazing victory” for President Obama.
Wolf Blitzer is very, very, very, very annoying. His hype is just too much.
And in the Shittiest Move of the Day: The Today show chose today right before the Health Care Decision to let Ann Curry have a 5-minute goodbye after they unceremoniously dumped her:
When the Today Show “family” reappeared at the top of the next hour, Curry was gone and Savannah Guthrie was already cheerfully sitting on the couch next to nothing-is-his-doing Matt Lauer and does-anyone-trust-this-guy Al Roker.