Saturday, July 16, 2016

If not now, when should Justice Ginsburg have spoken out on Trump? | The Sacramento Bee

If not now, when should Justice Ginsburg have spoken out on Trump? | The Sacramento Bee

But Ginsburg’s observations, first off, are hardly the stuff of campaign slogans. Saying that you “can’t imagine” a Trump presidency is like seeing a terrible play and telling the playwright you’ve “never seen anything like it.” And the CNN remarks, while not flattering, are not incorrect, either. Trump does have an ego and does shoot from the hip.

She is surely not the first recent Supreme Court justice to share a political opinion. “I wouldn’t do the job of dogcatcher for Ronald Reagan,” Justice Thurgood Marshall said, according to The New York Times, in an interview two years before his 1991 retirement.

“This is terrible,” Republican Justice Sandra Day O’Connor reportedly exclaimed at an election party after CBS called Florida for the Democrat Al Gore in 2000.

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