Wanted: senators with courage

Barring an outburst of courage on the part of two or three moderate Republican senators, taking lawsuits “all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court” soon will become anti-climactic because the outcomes will be fully predictable; move along barristers, no surprises here.

The departure from the court of swing vote Anthony Kennedy, dreaded by liberals and relished by conservatives, likely ensures that for at least a few decades the court will be ruled by a bloc of five hardline conservatives posing as constitutional originalists, but acting as judicial representatives of the far right.

 

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