Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Saturday, July 19, 2014

Jeff Shesol, The New Yorker: [T]he right is having it both ways when it comes to the courts. Attacks on excessive litigation notwithstanding, conservatives are doing exactly what they say the left has long done: rushing to litigate political questions, elevating all manner of disputes to the level of high constitutional principle, and asking judges to settle (or revisit) policy arguments that ought to be resolved by legislators or voters. If the Affordable Care Act can't be repealed, despite dozens of attempts, it can be undercut by judges, as in the Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby case. If the National Labor Relations Board can't be shut down, the Presidential power to make recess appointments -- which has kept the agency running -- can be curbed, possibly for good, as last month's Noel Canning decision portends. And if Obama can't be impeached, well, he can be sued.

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fighting fire with fire.....will see more, at least real conservatives, using the exact same plans and approaches that have worked for the radical left. name calling, exaggeration, hyperbole, fraud...those have gotten into this..maybe it can help get us out.

lib politicians who can't take it...stay home.

#1 | Posted by afkabl2 at 2014-07-19 12:09 PM | Reply | Flag:

Coming over to our side are ye? If can't beat them join them eh Babbles? So now Republicans have met the enemy and they are it.

Nice. You found courage. Now all you need is a brain and a heart to go with it.

#2 | Posted by donnerboy at 2014-07-19 01:17 PM | Reply | Flag: | Newsworthy 1

So now Republicans have met the enemy and they are it.

#2 | Posted by donnerboy at 2014-07-19 01:17 PMFlag: (Choose)
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Their punishment has been and is to eat themselves.

#3 | Posted by Zed at 2014-07-19 01:23 PM | Reply | Flag:

Given the amount of ROLL BACK required, litigate away...

#4 | Posted by USAF242 at 2014-07-19 03:32 PM | Reply | Flag:

Now that the Supreme Dorks are 5-4, what did you expect?
Weepy Boehner is about to get what every House speaker has wanted for two centuries: a friendly Supreme Court decision on what a president can order.
Obama has been a Godsend for conservatives.

#5 | Posted by Diablo at 2014-07-19 09:54 PM | Reply | Flag:

When you've got the N word in the White House you've got to pull out all the stops.

#6 | Posted by nutcase at 2014-07-19 11:15 PM | Reply | Flag:

Given the amount of ROLL BACK required, litigate away...

#4 | Posted by USAF242

Or

How I stopped being a conservative and learned to love litigation.

#7 | Posted by donnerboy at 2014-07-20 02:38 PM | Reply | Flag:

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