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The Roberts Opinion: It's Not All Bad

special1 Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 7:37 PM
Thank you for defining for everyone what one "should" do. Thank you for being the moral compass for everyone. By the way, who died and left you in charge to determine morality for the country? What arrogance.

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...