Aside from the sometimes heated rhetoric recently in the Republican presidential race about “dictatorial” judges, there is an ongoing, civil discourse about various ways to ensure that the Supreme Court does not have the last word on the Constitution’s meaning.
The dispute between the former government legal officials and the President’s spokesman – a dispute that has now widened well beyond those combatants – is one of those constitutional controversies that remain truly unsettled even 225 years after the founding document was written.
Thanksgiving football is like the Thanksgiving turkey: It’s a tradition, it’s huge, and there is more than enough to go around.
Some things in life simply cannot go together: oil and water, vinegar and baking soda, and sometimes, politics and sports.
Obama’s supporters probably would like to see a leadership style that is more Medal of Honor and less Peace Prize.