Congress has jailed those deemed in contempt before but never a sitting Cabinet official – and not recently. Moreover, the few times Congress has locked down people within the Capitol, it has not turned out well for Congress.
Initially, CNN and Fox thought the Supreme Court had struck down the individual mandate. The mix-up paved the way for a clever computer manipulation that created an instant meme.
Thursday's Supreme Court ruling brought out a full range of views on President Obama's signature health-care reform – not unlike the mixed state of public opinion on the law.