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Hyperbole on health care; that other Supreme Court case; DNC official apologizes for Tweet (read-this roundup)

(David Goldman/AP)

Deep breaths — There’s an antidote to the doomsday talk about the health-care ruling : Think it’s the end of the world? Eh, probably not.

Back at the ranch — Meanwhile, there was another SCOTUS ruling yesterday striking down a federal law against lying about receiving military honors, “saying the law smacked of an Orwellian Truth Ministry and threatened free speech.”

Quote of the day — “I let my scotus excitement get the better of me. ”

Per the Reliable Source, that was DNC executive director Patrick Gaspard apologizing on Twitter Thursday morning for an earlier tweet celebrating the SCOTUS ruling (“It’s constitutional. Bitches.”)

Emily Heil is the co-author of the Reliable Source and previously helped pen the In the Loop column with Al Kamen.


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