Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Roberts' Fumble

Conservative jurists pride themselves on fidelity to the Constitution as written, which makes Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts' screw-up of administering the oath of office to Barack Obama all the more comical. Or perhaps Roberts remembers that then Senator Obama voted against his confirmation. Nevertheless, the chief justice, erring on the side of caution, reportedly administered the oath a second time, and more importantly got it right.

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