supremes-bannerOn June 28, 2012, opponents of the Affordable Care Act celebrated on the steps of the Supreme Court. They had just learned that the law’s individual mandate was struck down. Both CNN and Fox News broke the news. The celebrants chanted, “The Constitution won, the Constitution won.” Across the street from the court, Rep. Jean Schmidt, staunchly averse to the law, fell into joyful histrionics. At FiveThirtyEight