ABC’s Dowd: ‘People Don’t Want an Objective Justice; They Want a Partisan Justice’

‘They want a justice that’s going to go along with this position based upon whether or not they find it or can discover it in the constitution’

BRAZILE: “How long have people been cut out of the process, because the constitution denied them basic human rights, basic living rights, basic justice and rights –“ [crosstalk]

BRAZILE: “So, it has been a living document. It’s been amended.”

BLACKWELL: “27 times there’s been a process — 27 times there’s been a process. That process got short circuited.”

STEPHANOPOULOS: “Ken Blackwell says that Anthony Kennedy is theologian-in-chief, one of the things we saw, and I think liberals have to accept, is John Roberts on the health care case was true to his hearings where he said he was going to be basically umpire-in-chief as chief justice.”

DOWD: “Well, for all the criticism that Justice Roberts interestingly has gotten from both sides over the course of 24 hours on this, is he is actually maintained his position, which was of judicial restraint. He did it his belief — his belief that there was no part of the constitution that said that you can’t ban gay marriage, so he did it there. And he actually did it — he gave deference to the legislative process in the ObamaCare decision, where he basically said, yeah, there was a screw up on some words, but the process — and this is basically what they said. But again, people don’t want an objective justice anymore. They want a partisan justice. They want a justice that’s going to go along with this position based upon whether or not they find it or can discover it in the constitution.”

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