Tag "SCOTUS"

Is Judge Kavanaugh a Dangerous Criminal Paving the Path to Tyranny?

Immediately after President Trump introduced Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee for the Supreme Court, Democratic politicians and power-brokers launched a scorched-earth campaign against candidacy. Hillary Shelton of the NAACP declared that Kavanaugh is a “dangerous criminal.” Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon) warned that Kavanaugh “wants to pave the path to tyranny.” Sen. Cory Booker (D-N. J.) [ Read More ]

Pence Is Right About Constitutional Interpretation

In this week’s news about the 2016 election race, one of the many interesting sub-plots is an opinion-column fracas concerning constitutional interpretation. It started with an anti-Trump editorial in USA Today, continued with Mike Pence’s response to that editorial and, most recently, was perpetuated by Linda Greenhouse’s commentary on Pence’s article in the pages of [ Read More ]