The Supreme Court’s ruling upholding President Obama’s health care reform law still had the media buzzing at the start of the week. Conservatives were on the case with a raft of new conspiracies explaining the deciding vote of Chief Justice John Roberts. On the other side, elation ran high with the defection of former conservative child prodigy, Jonathan Krohn.
July 4th came and went and the confusion spread over whether the health care law’s individual mandate was a tax or a penalty - Mitt Romney’s camp briefly had it down as both. And a disappointing June jobs report gave Romney new fire to close the week.
Take a stroll through these and other highlights of the past week in 100 seconds…
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Originally from Scotland, Michael was a freelance video editor before joining TPM in the summer of 2011. He lives in New York with his wife and two cats and is a lifelong fan of The World Famous Dundee United.