If Hillary Clinton prevails in November, Mr. Johnson can look forward to an interesting meeting with the woman he once called, as a columnist for the London Daily Telegraph, a woman “with dyed blonde hair and pouty lips and a steely blue stare, like a sadistic nurse in a mental hospital.”
WT: The Gaffe Patrol, that brave and courageous squadron of the media that sets out to seek and destroy politicians and others who inadvertently say something to offend the code of political correctness, has had a remarkably good week here in the Lower 48.
It’s not often that a juicy target like a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court flits across the radar screen of the Gaffe Patrol. But there she was, reaching for the clouds without a wingman, inviting a stream of tracers over her unprotected bow.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg keeps forgetting the difference between who she is and who she wishes she were. A mere lawyer might do anything and be forgiven, but more is expected, perhaps foolishly, of a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Such a justice is expected to stay off the stump during a political campaign, however difficult to restrain the urge to share so much rectitude, piety and wisdom. Such a justice should particularly avoid public campaigning in behalf of a party to a law suit before the court. more