Said Scalia: "So why should it be surprising that when you have a Democratic Party which has been trying for years to appoint people who approve of Roe v. Wade -- which means people who are not originalists, who do not stick to the text, who believe in substantive due process or whatever -- why should it be surprising when the Democrats have been doing that for 30 years, at least, and the Republicans have been doing the opposite for 30 years -- swearing that they are going to appoint people who are not judicial activists, gonna, you know, hew to the text -- why should it be surprising that you end up with a Court where the Democratic appointees are quite different from the Republican appointees?"Abortion was legal when the constitution was written (1787), incidentally.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Supreme Asshole Antonin Scalia told Reuters that it "really enrages me" to hear people refer to court as a "politicized court."
Within seconds, he then seamlessly blasted Democrats who do not "stick to the text" of the U.S. Constitution.