Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Let Them Eat Cake

The most sacred business
of judges is not to ratify the will
of the majority,
but to protect the minority
from its tyranny.
- Anna Quindlen, The Same People
Newsweek, June 9, 2008

(Read the rest of the article here.)


Lemuel said...

Too bad Scalia, Roberts, and Alito can't read.

somewhere joe said...

'Democracy is two wolves and a sheep deciding what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed sheep.'

Ben Franklin

Butch said...

How I wish our own Supreme Court would follow this advice, they have lost their course heading along the way to help protect corporate interests.

TWISI said...

Anna is an amazing writer. She doesn't get enough credit.