US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died Saturday. I cannot come even remotely close to expressing my shock at this news.
While many were quick to offer condolences to Justice Scalia’s family and friends, others were busy lionizing him as a “principled legal genius” and other accolades, still others wasted little time in demanding that President Obama not nominate a successor and that doing so should be the purview of the next president.
My Dissenting Opinion
Well, aside from the condolences… I dissent, and in an inversion of Shakespeare, I come not to bury, nor to praise Scalia, but to take the piss out of his memory.
The first to memorialize Justice Scalia was Texas governor, Greg Abbott. In a press release, he stated: “Justice Antonin Scalia was a man of God, a patriot, and an unwavering defender of the written Constitution and the Rule of Law. He…
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