June 28, 2012 § Leave a comment
“But this is absolutely a mandate, its absolutely forced, its absolutely police powers from the federal government, and its going to be be 5-4. And if I’m wrong I will come on and I will play your clip and I will apologize for being an idiot.”
- Bill O’reilly, March 26th, 2012
- Source: The O’reilly Factor (video, 4:20)
- Context: O’reilly was referring to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) of 2010 (also known as “ObamaCare” or “RomneyCare”) being struck down by the Supreme Court. On this show, he disagreed with his guest regarding the constitutionality of the individual mandate. On June 28, 2012, the Supreme Court upheld PPACA in its entirety.