Howard Dean on the Kelo Decision. . .
on Meet the Press
Howard Dean is one of the best things that ever happened to Republicans. Seriously.
Dear Dr. Dean gave a speech this past weekend to the College Democrats and here’s what he had to say:
The president and his right-wing Supreme Court think it is ‘okay’ to have the government take your house if they feel like putting a hotel where your house is. . .
He’s referring to the Kelo v. New London decision, so let’s do take a look at how that decision came down.
JUSTICES IN THE MAJORITY:
John Paul Stevens — liberal; David Souter — no comment; Ruth Bader Ginsburg — liberal; Stephen Breyer — liberal; and Anthony Kennedy — not liberal, though who knows these days. . .
JUSTICES WHO OPPOSED THE DECISION:
Chief Justice William Rehnquist — conservative; Antonin Scalia — conservative; Clarence Thomas — conservative; Sandra Day O’Connor — depends on the day. . .
Right. I see how one might characterize a decision by the liberal block of the Court as. . right-wing. And of course, none of these Justices were appointed by this President Bush.
Oh, and wait. Here is Dean’s boffo conclusion:
I am sick of being divided!
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