They can call it a penalty all they want, but the obvious truth is ObamaCare is the biggest tax hike in the history of the planet.
Good luck running on this, Democrats.
A strong majority of Americans say the individual mandate is a tax, rather than a penalty or a fee, according to a CNN-ORC poll released on Monday.
Sixty percent said they view the individual mandate as a tax, versus 39 that said it’s not a tax.
Republicans jumped on the court’s ruling that the healthcare law’s individual mandate, which the Obama administration originally pitched as a penalty or fee for those who don’t purchase insurance, is constitutional under Congress’s power to tax, claiming it as evidence that President Obama has raised taxes on the middle class.