I am ecstatic about this >>>> it is about time that the Chief Justice speak out against the despicable and inappropriate behavior of President Obama at the State of the Union, where he attacked the Justices. Maybe the Justices will decide not to attend another SOTU until the ‘Anointed One’ is OUT.
FOX News reports >>>
Roberts: Scene at State of Union ‘Very Troubling’
President Obama chided the court for its campaign finance decision during the January address, with six of the court’s nine justices seated before him in their black robes.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts said Tuesday the scene at President Barack Obama’s first State of the Union address was “very troubling” and that the annual speech to Congress has “degenerated into a political pep rally.”
Responding to a University of Alabama law student’s question about the Senate’s method of confirming justices, Roberts said senators improperly try to make political points by asking questions they know nominees can’t answer because of judicial ethics rules.
“I think the process is broken down,” he said.
Obama chided the court for its campaign finance decision during the January address, with six of the court’s nine justices seated before him in their black robes.
Roberts said he wonders whether justices should attend the address.
“To the extent the State of the Union has degenerated into a political pep rally, I’m not sure why we’re there,” said Roberts, a Republican nominee who joined the court in 2005. (more)