This is a prime example of why the liberals keep winning.
Conservatives fear being labeled ideological or ignorant, so they let the left dictate what is appropriate for debate. Some are even willing compromise their good sense or integrity to stay in the elitist crowd.
Roberts’ decision is no different than that of Redstate’s Erick Erickson, or the Hotair blog deciding it was not in-vogue to cover Obama’s birth certificate. These decisions were made for the same reasons. The fear of being marked as stupid by the left.
Like in The Emperor’s New Clothes, liberals have bullied conservatives into believing that if you don’t see what they see you are an idiot.
Now because of these weak minded conservatives, here we sit with a President that was able to pass off a computer generated joke as a legit birth certificate, that looks like it was spliced together in MS Paint by Ned in the first reader, and Obamacare.
And only a few conservatives bloggers are shouting, “Hey I can see your ass!”
(The Daley Gator) So, basically, he was worried about PR rather than the Constitution? What a gutless wonder! The report also says Roberts tried to convince the other justices to switch votes, to make the court appear more ”united”. Also it seems that Justice Kennedy was trying to get Roberts to come back until the very last-minute. Here is part of Kennedy’s dissent, the words are, to me, chilling.
“The fragmentation of power produced by the structure of our government is central to liberty, and when we destroy it, we place liberty in peril…Today’s decision should have vindicated, should have taught, this truth; instead our judgment today has disregarded it.” … Read Story