“For decades the American people have seen decision after decision after decision that strikes them as fundamentally out of touch with our Constitution,” Rove, the deputy White House chief of staff, told the annual convention of the Federalist Society.
“They are clearly concerned about too many judges too ready and eager to legislate from too many benches,” Rove said, citing as examples court decisions declaring unconstitutional the words “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance and barring the death penalty for juveniles.
Following the Pat Robertson “vote for science and die” comments earlier, this statement by Rove seems to seal the idea that the right is hopelessly grasping for a cause. I mean, really, if the biggest problems this country has are the striking of words added to the Pledge of Allegiance in the 1950s and the fact it can’t kill its children, we’ve come a long way since the election of 2000, when restoring honor to the White House was our biggest problem.
On Karl ranted until he spoke clear words of truth inadvertently: “The will of the American people cannot be subverted in case after case, on issue after issue, year after year, without provoking a strong counter-reaction.” He couldn’t be more right about Americans’ unwillingness to tolerate justice being perverted by the Bush Administration.