“Empathy” IV

Part IV of Thomas Sowell’s series of columns on President Obama’s call for empathetic judges is now out. It notes how rhetoric has been used to cover up the courts ignoring the Consitution. Here’s how it leads off:

While President Barack Obama has, in one sense, tipped his hand by saying that he wants judges with “empathy” for certain groups, he has in a more fundamental sense concealed the real goal — getting judges who will ratify an ever-expanding scope of the power of the federal government and an ever-declining restraint by the Constitution of the United States.

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