Wednesday, October 16, 2013

And you thought that label for those posts of mine was just libtard mewling

From a short article in the NYT:

In a new book, “Reflections on Judging,” Judge [Richard A.] Posner, a prolific author who also teaches at the University of Chicago Law School, said, “I plead guilty to having written the majority opinion” in the case. He noted that the Indiana law in the Crawford case is “a type of law now widely regarded as a means of voter suppression rather than of fraud prevention.”

Judge Posner, who was appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1981, extended his remarks in a video interview with The Huffington Post on Friday.


In a telephone interview on Tuesday, Judge Posner noted that the primary opinion in the 2008 Supreme Court decision upholding the law had been written by Justice John Paul Stevens, “who is, of course, very liberal.” The outcome of the case goes to show, he said, that oftentimes, “judges aren’t given the facts that they need to make a sound decision.”

Wingnuts screeching about RINOs selling out to the liberal media establishment so they can get invited to Georgetown cocktail parties in 5, 4, 3, ...

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