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Variousreactionsto Alito's facial displeasure at Obama's remarks. Rep. Joe Wilson's "you lie" was exaggarated and this probably has been too, if perhaps somewhat less so. Maybe, the timing of the ruling made a visit by the justices there a problem waiting to happen.