A Comment on the Supreme Court


Supreme Court

Comrades – Forward!

We hope Peter Brimelow will put aside what he describes as “8 million” other things he has to do and write about the latest piece of legislation from the Supreme “Court”.

In the meantime I commend his introduction last February in “Supreme Irony”—Gingrich Right About The Courts

The traditional remedy to judicial imperialism: appoint judges who actually believe in the law. This was the answer I supported in my October 1981 Harper’s Magazine article, Supreme Irony: The Court Of Last Resort

But that was thirty years, and five Republican Administrations, ago. It just hasn’t worked. Indeed, Republican Senators were wholly unable to mount an effective opposition to Obama Supreme Court selections Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan, although both are plainly just liberal political commissars.

On VDARE.com, we have discussed other remedies: jurisdiction-stripping under Article III, Section 2 of the Constitution, and (my personal favorite!) impeachment.

The problem remains as stated (in the Harpers article reproduced then).