So the Democratic Congressman who helped get the Affordable Care Act (otherwise known as the monstrosity called ObamaCare) shoved down our throats in 2010 now says he was double-crossed by the Barack Obama administration. Are we supposed to be surprised?
Employers are legally persons, too, at least until the Supreme Court rules otherwise. They also have rights, including the right to religious freedom. More to the point they have the right to be left alone from unauthorized, unconstitutional government mandates. That's why we have a Constitution in the first place.
While no one ever lost money overestimating the capacity of the U.S. government to blunder, we cannot rule out that American officials knew exactly what they were doing when they helped provoke the crisis in Ukraine.
In their fight with the Tea Party, establishment Republicans imply that Tea Partiers are dogmatic purists who refuse to face the political realities of a two-party system, but it is establishment Republicans who aren't facing facts.