"Another giant step toward banana republic": Conservatives freak out over Supreme Court's Obamacare decision

Conservatives grapple with their second Obamacare loss at the High Court

By Sophia Tesfaye

Senior Politics Editor

Published June 25, 2015 4:45PM (EDT)

  (Reuters/Brian Snyder)
(Reuters/Brian Snyder)

After the Supreme Court handed the Obama administration a major victory on health care, ruling 6-3 that federal subsidies to every state are legal under the Affordable Care Act, conservatives on Twitter were a sight to behold.

Many lashed out at what has been called the most conservative Court in modern history:

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Others held on to delusions of a future victory:

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While others relied on handy fearmongering:

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Some 2016 GOP candidates also took to Twitter to express their outrage at the Obamcare victory:

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By Sophia Tesfaye

Sophia Tesfaye is Salon's senior editor for news and politics, and resides in Washington, D.C. You can find her on Twitter at @SophiaTesfaye.

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