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Slouching From Gomorrah: Remembering Robert Bork

June56 Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 10:50 AM
Thank you Paul for a very fitting tribute to Robert Bork. Terrible loss when he was denied a seat on the Supreme court and a greater loss when he died. RIP Mr. Bork. God bless his family and all his friends as they deal with their loss.

It has been a couple of weeks since the death of Robert Bork, which occurred shortly before Christmas and didn’t really get the news coverage that Bork merited.

Bork died at age 85. In 1987, he became a national headline when President Ronald Reagan nominated him to the Supreme Court. He was a judicial conservative, a “strict constructionist.” He warned about the road America was embarking upon in neglecting its Constitutional principles, and saw doom and gloom ahead. He was grimly pessimistic about America generally, dreading modern liberalism’s grip on the nation. Liberalism, Bork insisted,...