Don’t just stand there, buy something

Healthcare USA, after Anton Bruehl

The Florida judge who just shot down Obamacare, on the requirement to buy insurance:

If Congress can penalize a passive individual for failing to engage in commerce, the enumeration of powers in the Constitution would have been in vain, Judge Vinson wrote.

It’s a you-buy-this-or-else proposition, a no-go.

Now if it were being ordered to buy a good dictionary, I could be more open-minded. On second thought, not even for such an important item as that.