As Maine Goes: Amy Fried’s Commentary Via TPM
What can the rest of the country learn from Maine? Reflecting on today’s favorable ACA ruling by the Supreme Court, and Governor LePage’s bullying of Mark Eves, Amy Fried, blogger and political science professor at U. Maine, ties both events together in her eloquent commentary in Talking Points Memo.
“As you absorb the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of Obamacare in one of the biggest cases of the year, King v. Burwell, you might want to take a look up to America’s Northeastern corner. Mainers like to say “As Maine goes, so goes the nation.” In this case, the saying was true: After facing the political nightmare that would have ensued without a simple wording fix, both Maine and SCOTUS ruled in favor of common sense.”
Read the entire piece here.