‘Dewey Defeats Truman’ moment

High court upholds individual mandate.
Photo illustration by Gary He. (Garyhe.com)

The Supreme Court upheld the individual insurance mandate of President Obama's "Affordable Health Care Act" in a 5-4 decision on Thursday, sending cable news and Twitter into a frenzy. Moments after the 193-page ruling was released by the court, several media outlets--including CNN and Fox News--erroneously reported on-air that the mandate had been struck down.