Is the health care plan consitutional? More specifically, where in the constitution does the Congress get the power to mandate citizens buy health care or be fined or go to jail?
The answer you get to this question:
Pelosi: “Are you serious? Are you serious?”
Reporter: “Yes, I am.”
Pelosi: “Next question.”
This is something Obama ran against in the primary with Hillary because it's very unpopular. Ask Pelosi this, “Are the uninsured victims of those greedy insurance companies who need help as you claim or are they really the victimizer deadbeats that deserve jail time as you claim? “ ....(I love it.)
As to the constitutional question, that Pandoras box was opened when the federal government mandated hospitals provide uncompensated care (including to illegals) with the same legal liability protections we get when we pay our bills. They can sue for malpractice for free care.
That is in fact the point she makes. You will notice that republicans would not go near this issue under Bush. One blind spot many elected republicans have is... see my tagline.