Orbiting Dicta


Were he already in it, Antonin Scalia would no doubt turn over in his grave on learning that those contending to be the next President of the United States would deny to the current President the right and opportunity to fulfill his obligation to appoint, with the advice and consent of the Senate, the Justices of the Supreme Court. Scalia was, as the contenders evidently are not, a Textualist (AKA an Originalist).  Given that several have already sworn to uphold the Constitution of the United States, perhaps they (and their Senate co-partisans who would also deny the sitting President his Constitutional right, privilege, and opportunity), should rethink their position.  And their priorities.