“This court would not only have to stretch, it would have to abandon and completely overrule a lot of modern precedent, which would do grave damage to this court, in its credibility and power,” said Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D), a former attorney general of Connecticut. “The court commands no armies, it has no money; it depends for its power on its credibility. The only reason people obey it is because it has that credibility. And the court risks grave damage if it strikes down a statute of this magnitude and importance, and stretches so dramatically and drastically to do it.”See what they did there? Clever bastards.
Friday, March 30, 2012
DEMOCRATS NOT-SO-SUBTLY THREATEN SCOTUS
With Obamacare under serious legal challenge, Democrats have gone into full-throated wolf pack mode to shout down any possible murmurs in their base that maybe our Constitutional scholar's signature legislation isn't that Constitutional after all.