I know that partisan politics comes before all else these days, but it's incredible how little gravitas or wonder remains with regard to Supreme Court nominations. Seriously, anyone who's ever read even a bit of constitutional law knows what awe-inspiring conceptual ground it covers. And only nine individuals at any given time exercise the office. Out of 300 million. It's a shame that the nomination process becomes a mudslinging contest, instead of the Olympian intellectual exercise it ought to be.
Thursday, May 28, 2009
Forget Quote of the Day
As far as I'm concerned, this is Quote of the bloody Week. Judah Grunstein: