You better sit down for this. Sitting down yet? Ok. Read on.
“I even take the position that sexual orgies eliminate social tensions and ought to be encouraged,” Scalia said.
And as if that wasn't weird enough, on the same night he talked about the 17th Amendment to the US Constitution being a bad idea. First Alan Keyes, now Scalia - why exactly do prominent voices of the American right-wing want senators elected by state legislators? Have they seen state legislators (particularly legislators of the part-time, non-professional variety)? It's scary enough that we trust them with ... well, anything really.
And as to his question, “Would you rather have the president of the United States decided by the Supreme Court of Florida?” Personally, I'd rather have the presidency (and the choice of US senators for that matter) decided by the voting citizenry. But maybe that's just me.Posted by armand at September 30, 2004 11:39 AM | TrackBack | Posted to Politics