Saturday, May 6, 2017
Weekly Standard - Fake Law: How Trump-hatred warps the judiciary - posturing, virtue signaling, and opinionating masquerading as jurisprudence
Something ugly is happening to the First Amendment. It is being contorted to enable judges to protest Donald Trump's presidency. The perennial impulse of judges to manipulate the law to achieve morally and politically desirable ends has only been exacerbated by the felt necessity to "resist" Trump. The result: Legal tests concerning the freedoms of speech and religion that in some cases were already highly dubious are being further deformed and twisted. ...