The first poll numbers released on yesterday’s Obamacare decision show that the public opposes the ruling by Chief Justice John Roberts that the law is constitutional. SurveyUSA polls of adults in Kansas, Florida and California show widespread opposition to the ruling–even liberal California is evenly split on the issue.
It remains to be seen whether these results are confirmed by other, possibly larger and more accurate, polls. It is possible that the Court’s ruling will bolster the law’s legitimacy, even though it is a massive tax hike. For the moment, however, as Ann Althouse suggests, Americans seem to have found out–finally–“what’s in it.”