Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Trump makes his Supreme Court announcement like an Apprentice season conclusion


President Donald J. Trump conducted an episode of The Apprentice, inviting his top two candidate to Washington, and then announcing Justice Neil Gorsuch to fill Scalia's seat in the US Supreme Court.

He made a show of heterosexuality, kissing his wife before the announcement.  He is young at 49.
Gorsuch said that a judge who likes every decision he reaches is likely a bad judge.



Gay activist quickly began to denounce the choice, mentioning the Hobby Lobby decision on whether employers could be forced to cover contraceptives.  But most of his decisions, stripped of identity politics and interventionism, seem to have a somewhat libertarian flair.  He is thought to be similar to Scalia.  One observer on CNN said he had been critical of Obergefell as court interventionism.
 
Lambda Legal has a page on him labeling him as “dangerous”,  as if he were a clone of Milo Yiannopoulos, which is a bit ironic.  I have a feeling Trump would have hired Milo as an “apprentice”.
 
Nope, Troy McClain (from Season 1 of Apprentice) wasn’t there, as there is no “Team” to take one for.

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