What about Clarence Thomas?
04/23/2014 12:04 PM
04/24/2014 9:07 AM
Re "No stopping Justice Ginsburg" (Viewpoints, April 23): Dana Milbank, in his column, assessed the worthiness of Justice Ginsburg and concluded that evidenced by her active participation, "the oldest justice still has the juice."
What about Clarence Thomas? He never asks questions, never has a comment and his reports are amazingly short. He serves, in fact, simply as an additional vote for Antonin Scalia, taking up space on the bench.
In the Citizen's United case, and the recent case on affirmative action, he voted despite an apparent conflict of interest.
From the outset, facing a credible accusation of particularly crude sexual harassment, he should never have been appointed to the Supreme Court.
-- Gabriel Lewin, Davis
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