Think about it this way. Imagine you're a semi-sane conservative justice.
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Posted by fanofnothing on 2012-06-28 21:12:28
In Reply to: When was the last time one of the Court's liberals was a swing vote the other way on principle? posted by altamont on 2012-06-28 13:12:10
Would finding yourself voting in lock step with Scalia and Thomas make you start to second guess yourself? Im pretty sure it would get to me.
There's not really an equivalent of either of those travesties on the left.
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