Chart Of The Day II


Ezra Klein considers media coverage of healthcare rulings (click the above image to enlarge):

The graph is based off of data Steven Benen pulled together. As I've written before, I'm sympathetic to the argument that pro-ACA rulings simply ratify the status quo and are thus not newsworthy. But we also have to be mindful of the fact that most Americans don't follow this stuff closely, and if all they see are news stories about the minority of judges who have ruled against the individual mandate, they're quite likely to think that the mandate has actually been ruled unconstitutional.