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Choice: Obama, Romney react to SCOTUS decision, citizens flock to Romney


Candidates Obama and Romney immediately reacted to the Supreme Court’s ruling on Obamacare.

POTUS comments at 12:15 will be press pool only.

— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) June 28, 2012

Obama's remarks today are pool only, but when he and Biden celebrated the bill's passage, there was a crowd http://t.co/VXpTaVjO

— Jennifer Epstein (@jeneps) June 28, 2012

Gee, we wonder why?

Reminder here is Obama HHS Secretary and OMB Director saying mandate is not a tax, just this year: http://t.co/s1Q9Hpl6

— Daniel Foster (@DanFosterType) June 28, 2012

With court ruling, Obamacare tax now completely violates Obama's 2008 tax pledge http://t.co/3Kenynh6

— Tucker Carlson (@TuckerCarlson) June 28, 2012

Shorter SCOTUS: President Obama found the weirdest way ever to raise your taxes.

— Jonah Goldberg (@JonahNRO) June 28, 2012

Huh. Strange, that.

Here is what the president had to say:

Full Video: President Obama Speaks on Health Reform http://t.co/XthLwOXh #obamacare #scotus #obama2012

— Team Barack Obama (@TeamBarackObama) June 28, 2012

BREAKING: Obama: Court decision on health care a victory for "people all over this country."

— The Associated Press (@AP) June 28, 2012

Except for, you know, those stupid “bitches” and “mother******s.

MORE: Obama says ruling upholds the principle that in U.S. no one should become penniless because of an illness: http://t.co/J39JVZ2C -MS

— The Associated Press (@AP) June 28, 2012

'Whatever the politics, today's decision was a victory for people all over this country' #OBAMA #SCOTUS

— Jalena (@JalenaB) June 28, 2012

Nancy Pelosi follows nonsensical suit:

.@NancyPelosi "politics be damned ..this is what we came to do" "Ranks right up there when passed medicare & social security"

— Kelly O'Donnell (@KellyO) June 28, 2012

Twitter users aren’t fans.

Obama says in his remarks about SCOTUS we should now "move forward." We are. To November 6th. #teaparty #tbrs

— Tammy Bruce (@HeyTammyBruce) June 28, 2012

Sure he does, the smiling jackass..!!! RT @nytimes President Obama praises #SCOTUS decision on health care law http://t.co/23Lhp5cD

— Joe Davidson (@joedgolf) June 28, 2012


Candidate Mitt Romney also gave a statement.

Romney watched the #SCOTUS decision come down from his hotel room in Washington w/ staff, per an aide. #Decision2012

— Garrett Haake (@GarrettHaake) June 28, 2012

View from where Romney will address SCOTUS ACA ruling. pic.twitter.com/fYkfDYYo

— Rebecca Kaplan (@RebeccaRKaplan) June 28, 2012

Romney says Obamacare is still bad law, bad policy and promises to repeal it on Day One: http://t.co/orWU8K2b

— Rebecca Kaplan (@RebeccaRKaplan) June 28, 2012

WATCH: Romney's response to this morning's #SCOTUS ruling http://t.co/bHFse65e

— BuzzFeed (@BuzzFeed) June 28, 2012

Romney now: "Obamacare is a job killer" http://t.co/eTRp7eoD #SCOTUS #ACA

— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) June 28, 2012

Romney: 'If We Want to Get Rid of Obamacare, We're Going to Have to Replace President Obama': Republican preside… http://t.co/uYEBKEvU

— The Weekly Standard (@weeklystandard) June 28, 2012

It turns out that Chief Justice Roberts may be a bit prescient.

even more from CJustice Roberts: "It is not our job to protect the people from the consequences of their political choices.”

— Ed Henry (@edhenryTV) June 28, 2012

CJ Roberts: "Those decisions r entrusted to our Nation’s elected leaders, who can be thrown out of office if the people disagree with them"

— Ed Henry (@edhenryTV) June 28, 2012

Citizens are deciding to do just that and are flocking to Mitt Romney.

Election 'Just Became About Obamacare'… http://t.co/hXjZ0gmI


First of many donations just made. http://t.co/QY8jFOf7

— Cuffé (@CuffyMeh) June 28, 2012

RT @andreamsaul: Fundraising for @MittRomney ticks up to $300k since decision came down. #FullRepeal

— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) June 28, 2012

@MittRomney raises $100,000 in less than an hour after SCOTUS ruling http://t.co/RirO18sf

— Rschrim (@Rschrim) June 28, 2012


I guess on a brighter note, we can thank Roberts for handing Romney the presidency. #SCOTUS #tcot

— Brandonlk (@brandonlk) June 28, 2012

And, of course, a drool bucket media alert!

Must be a lot of people watching Obama's #scotus speech just now, thinking: 'That's why we voted for him.'

— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) June 28, 2012

Praising him wont get him on your showRT @piersmorgan: Must be a lot of people watching Obama's #scotus speech just now, thinking:

— Llorente (@mr_popoola) June 28, 2012


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