Alito’s Dissent on Phelps

by Ramesh Ponnuru

Are state and local authorities required to allow the Phelps cult to do their thing next to military funerals? While I think that Justice Alito provided a pretty persuasive negative answer in his dissent, I can see how reasonable people might reach different conclusions. Over at Daily Kos, someone reads Alito’s opinion and comes up with all kinds of crazy.