House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday poked fun at an analogy, used in the argument over the individual mandate in Obamacare, that likens the federal government ordering individuals to buy health insurance to the federal government ordering people to buy broccoli.

“Let’s hope and pray that the court will love the Constitution more than it loves broccoli,” Pelosi said at her Capitol Hill press conference.

Justice Antonin Scalia used the broccoli analogy when the Supreme Court was hearing oral arguments on the constitutionality of the Obamacare individual mandate in March.

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