Nobody lives forever. Though shocking and premature, Scalia’s death opens a bridge where he stood for years athwart progressive interpretation of the Constitution.
Prior to his unexpected exit on a Texas ranch, Justice Antonin Gregory Scalia was widely — and rightly — perceived as standing like Horatius upon the Tiber bridge. Either he was blocking essential and needed changes to our political fabric, or he was stalling, if not preventing, rapacious injury to American norms and values.
Read the whole insightful (and politically neutral) essay by William Murchison.