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Chief justice John Roberts switched sides just before the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its historic ruling that Obamacare is constitutional, according to CBS News.

Chief justice John Roberts angered his conservative colleagues on the U.S. Supreme Court with a last-minute switcheroo, according to CBS News, when he joined the high court's liberal wing in upholding the healthcare reform law.

The 4 conservatice justices – Anthony Kennedy, Antonin Scalia, Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas – were so put out by the defection that they refused to join Roberts even on issues they agree on, according to the news channel.

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