New Yorker wants to end Supreme Court altogether

New Yorker wants to end Supreme Court altogether
U.S. Supreme Court (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Admittedly it will put an end to all the bickering. (Nah, just kidding. The idea is idiotic.]

The insistence that the Supreme Court is not a political body is a principle of high folly in American politics. Just last fall, Chief Justice John Roberts lamented the perception that the Court was politicized, saying, “When you live in a polarized political environment, people tend to see everything in those terms. That’s not how we at the Court function, and the results in our cases do not suggest otherwise.” In reality, appointments to the nation’s highest court reflect the current balance or imbalance of political power, making it impossible to neatly untie them from the political bodies that determine who sits on the Court and who does not. Anyone who doubts this need look no further than the partisan rage displayed by Justice Brett Kavanaugh during his Senate confirmation hearing, in late 2018. …

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