I learned a new phrase today: “Moral Suasion”
Today during oral argument in California v. Texas, former Solicitor General Don Verrilli used a phrase that I had never heard before: “moral suasion.” I thought I misheard him, but then he repeated it three more times.
First, you’d have to accept that the 2017 Congress said we’re going to eliminate any financial pressure to stay in the market, but the moral suasion is still so important that the entire law has to fall. And I just don’t think that’s a plausible account of what happened in 2017. . . .
Third, the –the contemporaneous history is quite clear. The President, the congressional leadership, the bill sponsors, the committee chairmen, they all were shouting from the rooftops that th
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