10.31.2005

On the Constitution

Ace of Spades nails the whole Supreme Court issue with this comment:

Liberals like to pretend that judicial law-making by the Courts is dictated by the Constitution. That the made-up pretend fakey "penumbras and emanations" they're always discovering in a fairly brief, and fairly well-known, 216 year old document are not the result of political decisionmaking, but simple (though methodical) research into this venerable charter.

The fight over Supreme Court nominees isn't about politically conservative vs. politcally liberal. It's about whether to abide by the Constitution or just make shit up as we go.

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