Sebelius: ObamaCare is the law of the land, so you might as well help us implement it
Or, in other words: Just give in already to the power of the all-knowing and all-powerful bureaucracy. Trust us.
Last June, the Supreme Court ruled that ObamaCareâ€™s Medicaid mandate (requiring that states expand their programs and provide specified health care to all citizens whose income falls below a certain threshold, or else face losing all prior federal funding) was an unconstitutional â€śgun to the headâ€ť for statesâ€™ administrations and budgets, and confirmed their right to opt out without penalty â€” but that doesnâ€™t mean the Obama administration isnâ€™t applying every type of political pressure and fiscal inducement they can to coerce states into getting on board. As HHS Secretary Sebelius noted yesterday,