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So how -- are the states -- President Obama here is breaking in his analysis.
The stakes are very high for the president -- high indeed for everybody who's involved in this issue which includes all congress and and of both presidential candidates and I think it's you know it's huge and what I'd say about it is it.
We don't know what the court's gonna do.
There's been some speculation as the court blows it up -- by declaring individual mandate unconstitutional and thereby pulling out from under the law the funding mechanism that basically supports it.
That that'll be better for the president because it'll take a monkey off his back and an unpopular bill or law will be gone.
I dispute that I think that if the -- is struck down that will be a declaration that his signal achievement on which he devoted so much of his first term.
To the exclusion really of -- efforts to improve the economy.
I don't think there's any way that helps and if it is not struck down that remains I think an unpopular law.
Judgment on it might help a little -- a little sense of legitimacy to it but I don't think very much and the law's been consistently unpopular I think that will remain a burden for him.
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