Jurisprudence — or Revolution?

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer takes questions from reporters after the Senate voted to acquit President Donald Trump in his impeachment trial, February 5, 2020. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters)
Chuck Schumer's attack on the Supreme Court shows just how much Democrats fear the idea that the law says what it says, and not what they want it to say.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE W ith Joe Biden ascendant, at least for the moment, in the Democratic primary, Robert Bork has been on my mind. As I wrote in my column welcoming Biden to the front of the pack, the former vice president’s lunch-bucket shtick masks — is intended to mask — the fact that he is one of the great poisoners of American politics and political discourse, who, together with the sanctified Teddy Kennedy, organized and executed the smear campaign against Judge Bork when he was nominated to the Supreme Court.

Criticism of Bork — at the time and, in my inbox, as recently as

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