You could look it up:a technique for ending an arguement about numbers. Obviously the scoreboard will truly reflect who is winning, regardless of what the other party is saying. Scoreboard suggests that all that is really relevant are the cold hard numbers. If you have scoreboard then the facts/numbers are on your side and you can end the arguement by just pointing out to the other person to look at the scoreboard.
The Affordable Care Act was passed by majorities of both houses of Congress, both of which had substantive and procedural means to amend, delay or deny its entry into the United States Code, but it was transmitted to the President, signed into law under the procedures set down by the Founding Fathers, and became the law of the land.
It then survived a constitutional challenge which held that it was properly enacted and implemented.
Then, to the extent you might allege that the 2012 Presidential election was a referendum on the merits of the passed, enacted and upheld legislation, it won. By a lot. Perhaps because its staunchest opponent on the Republican side was the author of a virtually identical scheme at the state level which is now supported by 84 percent of his (former) state's residents
All positive numbers on the Scoreboard. And yet a loud but small minority of the population of the current (gerrymandered) House seems determined to shut the government, default our debt, and hold their breath until they turn blue because they don't want this horrid law to go into effect tomorrow.
They are bullies. Or toddlers. Possibly both. Like Animal, they need num-nums and a nap
, not being taken seriously. Because, as I said, "Scoreboard."
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