Elie Mystal on the Chief Justice

Here is “John Roberts, Silent During The Garland Process, Suddenly Worries About Partisanship.”

An excerpt:

When Mitch McConnell decided that black presidents only get to be president for seven years and refused to hold a hearing on Barack Obama’s nominee to the Supreme Court, there was only one man in the country who could have stopped him: Chief Justice John Roberts. Roberts could have spoken up. He could have urged the Senate to perform its Constitutional duty. He could have explained how the Senate’s actions were hurting the Court.

Instead, he said nothing.

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