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Opinion: On healthcare, Supreme Court loss could be electoral win

The Washington Post, March 23, 2012

But in an electoral milieu (yes, we just used that word) in which winning is often based more on voting against something rather than voting for it, losing at the Supreme Court may be the best thing that could happen to either side—and particularly Democrats. President Obama's biggest legislative victory in 2010 was his healthcare bill, which in turn wound up being his party's biggest electoral liability. History could repeat itself in 2012, except in reverse.