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Fortunately, he mostly failed…[N]ostalgic for a world where outsiders knew their place and stayed there, Scalia represents a perfect model for everything that President Obama should avoid in a successor…
Heller…Scalia spent thousands of words plumbing the psyches of the Framers, to conclude (wrongly, as John Paul Stevens pointed out in his dissent) that they had meant that individuals, not just members of “well-regulated” state militias, had the right to own handguns…pundit Jeffrey Toobin believes that Antonin Scalia was better suited for bygone times, but which ones? The 1940s, which shaped Scalia’s alleged “revulsion toward homosexuality”?Or maybe the 1920s (Toobin likens Scalia to Nick Carraway, the narrator of )?One thing, however, is clear: Toobin considers Scalia “a perfect model for everything that President Obama should avoid in a successor.” The late SCOTUS justice, asserted Toobin, “lived within the sealed bubble of contemporary conservative thought” and “devoted his professional life to making the United States a less fair, less tolerant, and less admirable democracy.Fortunately, he mostly failed.” From Toobin’s piece in the February 29 Scalia…devoted his professional life to making the United States a less fair, less tolerant, and less admirable democracy.Emily Bishop (née Nugent, previously Swain) is a long-standing Coronation Street resident and former owner of No.3, where she lives with Norris Cole.
A kindly, retiring woman, Emily is one of the few religious residents of the Street.
Born in Harrogate, she later moved to Weatherfield having attended Bessie Street School in her youth.
Scalia described himself as an advocate of judicial restraint…In reality, he lunged at opportunities to overrule the work of Presidents and of legislators, especially Democrats…
Not long ago, Scalia told an interviewer that he had cancelled his subscription to the Washington …With Scalia’s death, there is a realistic possibility of a liberal majority [on the Court] for the first time in two generations…A Democratic victory in November will all but assure this transformation. Gay rights are ascendant; the death penalty is not…For all that Presidents shape the Court, the Justices rarely stray too far from public opinion.
Republicans are heading to the barricades; Democrats were apparently too blindsided to recognize good news when they got it… And, on the social issues where the Court has the final word, the real problem for Scalia’s heirs is that they are out of step with the rest of the nation.
…[E]ven though Scalia led a conservative majority on the Court for virtually his entire tenure, he never achieved his fondest hopes…Roe v. The public wants diversity, not intolerance; more marriages and fewer executions; less money in politics, not more.