Skip to comments.Justice Kagan--Giving liberals a rhetorical lift
Posted on 04/06/2012 6:01:59 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued
During three days of arguments over the Obama healthcare plan, Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan put on a display of rhetorical firepower, reinforcing predictions that the newest liberal justice is best equipped to take on the conservative, five-man majority controlling the bench.
The strong views and persuasive tactics of the administration's former top lawyer could affect the fate of the healthcare overhaul, as well as decisions in other ideologically charged issues that will come before the court, such as same-sex marriage.
Kagan's sturdy advocacy was evident to law professors and to lawyers who practice before the court during her first term. But the healthcare debate has offered her a more prominent platform with bigger stakes. She pressed her argument as ardently as any lawyer who stepped to the lectern.
At the final session on the final day of arguments, attorney Paul Clement, representing 26 states challenging the healthcare law, had barely uttered three opening sentences when Kagan pounced.
What followed was one of the most aggressive exchanges of the entire three days.
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Duckspeaker Kagan jumps all over the advocate, will barely let him speak, and just like at Hitler's show trial for von Stauffenberg, the judge bickers, lectures, and trashes him from the bench like a Nazi judge exemplifying das Fuehrerprinzip -- what the Boss wants, the Boss gets, and the law exists to make sure he gets it
Anyone who thinks Kagan seemed competent and/or smart is a moron indeed.
“Kagan is a Marxist psychopath radical...”
One of many in power. (The real threat is the part of the electorate that loves Progressives.)
At her next public appearance, someone must ask her directly if she leaked the votes of the court.
If only God had graced her with looks she’d be a happy housewife instead of a thorn in our side.