Tom Perriello: The Health Care Ruling as a Constitutional Battle


On the heels of the Supreme Court’s health care law ruling, president of the Center for American Progress, Tom Perriello, has a fascinating piece in The Atlantic on the real battle underneath the health care ruling: between Constitutionalists and Confederates. Perriello asserts the modern fight over the constitution is shifting from one between liberal and conservative Constitutionalists to a tug of war between those Americans who strictly adhere to the Constitution versus confederates who long for a weaker central government.