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The Roberts Opinion: It's Not All Bad

Sonny13 Wrote: Jul 01, 2012 8:30 AM
As this article states, Roberts may be a brilliant jurist, but as far as I'm concerned, he is playing Russian Roulette with the future of this country, because at least half the electorate hasn't got a clue what is at stake here, or the ramifications of their vote.

John Roberts is not a “traitor to his philosophy.” He is not a liberal. He is, above all else, a very strict originalist, and the Chief Justice of a Court that is acutely aware – and wary – of its role in politics. Understand that his opinion, though certainly not ideal for the Right, contains more good news for conservatives in its pages than it does on its face.

So let’s take a look at his surprising opinion – the controlling opinion, as it’s called, which sets precedent and “say[s] what the law is,” as Marshall said so long...