The governor disagreed with the ruling of the Court ... he agreed with the dissent, which was written by Justice Scalia, which very clearly stated that the mandate was not a tax.
The governor believes what we put in place in Massachusetts was a penalty and he disagrees with the Court’s ruling that the mandate was a tax.
I said that I agreed with the dissent and the dissent made it very clear that they felt it was unconstitutional. But the dissent lost. It's in the minority. And so now the Supreme Court has spoken and, while I agreed with the dissent, that's taken over by the fact that a majority of the court said it's a tax and therefore it is a tax.
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