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The Supreme Court’s Job Is to Protect Americans from Democracy

doc, aka Rich Wrote: Apr 20, 2012 4:02 PM
I consider myself part of the same minority point of view as this column's author, but to not acknowledge that this point of view is considered an extremist, out of the mainstream, point of view is simply to be out of touch with the reality of America today.

I have to give the Washington Post credit. It may have a bias for statism, but at least they have some diversity on the op-ed pages. Less than two months after E.J. Dionne wrote an embarrassing column showing he didn’t understand the difference between untrammeled majoritarianism and a constitutional republic, the Post publishes a terrific piece by George Will on the proper role of the Supreme Court.

Here’s some of what George Will wrote.

…a vast portion of life should be exempt from control by majorities. And when the political branches do not respect a capacious zone of private...

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