Your Meme of the Day Is SCOTUScare

Scalia loses the case but wins the Internet.

In his dissent to today’s Supreme Court opinion on King v. Burwell, which upholds tax subsidies for federal healthcare exchanges, Justice Antonin Scalia delivered a line getting as much attention as the decision itself. “We should start calling this law SCOTUScare,” he wrote, referring to the impact of Supreme Court rulings on the law.

Unsurprisingly, a @SCOTUScare twitter feed was born just minutes after the ruling was issued, while elsewhere on Twitter the portmanteau made the rounds.

Some highlighted other wonders from the dissent:

While others suggested some edits:

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