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-- probably go back to health care here for a moment because remember how this whole thing started this whole thing being health -- 26.
Lawsuits from states and one of the attorneys general was at the center of all of it was -- Bonnie from Florida.
And tennis with us here in New York this morning concealed thanks for coming in pink commentary to -- all right so your side lost basically yesterday the Supreme Court.
What we lost their overall though we did win two of the provisions and what it was very important to us.
Was -- the federal government cannot force that's under the commerce clause.
To purchase products because we've sagged despite -- I sit here right because we've sad all along that so much bigger than health.
Care to -- so cash from your perspective the idea that the reason the individual mandate which forces people need to have health insurance or pay a penalty.
Was ruled constitutional us because that penalty is -- tax gets better for you.
Than the alternative which would -- saying hey under the commerce clause -- good to go.
-- -- lost it's clearly it's clearly a loss Preston for the American people but you know I don't think it's the constitution's limits on the government government power that failed us.
I think it's the political accountability that they all that's because we've had a president.
And his supporters who have been out there saying from day one that this is not attacks yet now we -- the United States Supreme Court saying it's absolutely attacks over a four billion dollar.
Tax increase on the American people.
Let me ask you a little bit about that we're gonna talk more about the politics of pure politics fund -- -- -- general election between Romney and present Obama little -- later on.
But this idea the people in the second attacks and what the effect is on real people somebody comes up to go back to Florida and they say you -- How does this affect me why were you so against it why did you put yourself out what you fight so hard against this what do you tell them what's what.
Six states in the National Federation of Independent Business we firmly believe this is unconstitutional.
It is an overreach by the federal government we are not socialist nor do we ever want to become socialist fortunately -- This has affect me -- practical part of it well and my job is chief legal officer of the state of Florida is to argue the constitutionality.
Now it's in the hands of our lawmakers are policymakers.
Two -- to do the right bank.
Any end in November because remember this won't be implemented until twenty finally -- basically with the Chief Justice said it is ruling that this is if you don't like it.
They don't vote for the.
Rights and that makes an election issue absolute -- takes it out of the courts and that that seems like that's what he was trying to do to him yesterday secure and your arguments all legal it's not assisting this is a horrible law.
Mean I think that.
-- not what you're saying I think there were some good portions of the -- I think we all know we need tremendous Health Care Reform needs to be.
People need to have accessibility it needs to be affordable.
I mean we can all I think everybody in the country agrees with that but it has to be done.
In a constitutional way and that's -- -- argument all along I -- bond is the attorney general state of Florida good to see here in New York today great to see you -- thing -- we.
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