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Friday, October 04, 2019

The Supreme Court's legitimacy rests in large part on the perception it is a nonpartisan institution, but Kavanaugh joined the bench engulfed in a toxic cloud of political rancor. In the year after the ugly confirmation hearing, the justices mostly kept their heads down, ducking many controversial cases for no apparent reason. They decided only two bona fide blockbusters, throwing partisan gerrymandering claims out of federal court and blocking the census citizenship question. Meanwhile, they dodged cases about Dreamers, abortion, religious freedom, and discrimination, effectively deciding not to decide.

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Guns, immigration, executive power, police brutality, criminal justice, race discrimination, church-state separation, LGBTQ rights"what other issue could the Supreme Court possibly take on to make this term more incendiary? Ah, yes: abortion, of course!

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CJ Roberts does not want his legacy to be head of the Court that, by way of the most obvious example, overturned Roe v. Wade, so he will be the swing vote on the most contentious issues.

If RBG has to step down, all bets are off, but this coming term should be more of the same from last year.

#1 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2019-10-04 12:15 PM | Reply

--"what other issue could the Supreme Court possibly take on to make this term more incendiary?

They could take on Harvard's affirmative discrimination against Asian-Americans.

#2 | Posted by nullifidian at 2019-10-04 12:30 PM | Reply

Celebrate a "conservative revolution"

Run away from the outcomes

This is the today's "conservative" SOP

They did this with GW
They constantly claimed "victory" and their pleasure with what GW was doing, only they never stopped whining and later to just blame everything on "liberals"

#3 | Posted by ChiefTutMoses at 2019-10-04 12:58 PM | Reply

Supreme Court Term May Launch a Conservative Revolution

Monkeys may fly out my ass too.

#4 | Posted by Nixon at 2019-10-04 01:10 PM | Reply

#3 | Posted by ChiefTutMoses at 2019-10-04 12:58 PM
I get that facts aren't really your 'thing', but Slate is definitely not a conservative source. It's rather leftwardly biased.
mediabiasfactcheck.com

#5 | Posted by Avigdore at 2019-10-04 02:18 PM | Reply

Oh, well. I guess that changes everything

---- stupid

#6 | Posted by ChiefTutMoses at 2019-10-04 04:59 PM | Reply

Oh, well. I guess that changes everything

---- stupid

#7 | Posted by ChiefTutMoses at 2019-10-04 04:59 PM | Reply

---- stupid #7 | Posted by ChiefTutMoses at 2019-10-04 04:59 PM
You don't need to sign your posts. We know who you are.

And you definitely don't need to do it twice.
---- stupid #6 | Posted by ChiefTutMoses at 2019-10-04 04:59 PM

#8 | Posted by Avigdore at 2019-10-05 09:55 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

It's a revolution to heed to/follow the US Constitution?

#9 | Posted by MSgt at 2019-10-05 10:18 AM | Reply

#9 it wouldn't be if that's what "conservatives" were actually doing.

#10 | Posted by jpw at 2019-10-06 11:08 AM | Reply

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