Captain Corruption\'s Commentary

Tuesday, August 30, 2005

Scalia's wisdom

Justice Antonin Scalia had a word or two to say about the concept of the Supreme Court getting involved in moral issues such as , and the .

"I am questioning the propriety -- indeed, the sanity -- of having a value-laden decision such as this made for the entire society ... by unelected judges.

Now the Senate is looking for moderate judges, mainstream judges. What in the world is a moderate interpretation of a constitutional text? Halfway between what it says and what we'd like it to say?"

Antonin, haven't you heard? That's what we the people want... an authority on high, permenantly appointed, making our decisions for us. Surely you're not suggesting we go to all that messy effort of changing the constitution the old fashioned way? Amendments require, you know, effort. Come on now, didn't we hire you to handle this sort of stuff for us? Don't we pay you government types to do our moralizing for us? Shhh, keep it quiet, is on.


Anonymous Kira said...

Great find!

10:18 PM  

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