John Roberts (Justice)
NYT Warns Chief Justice:Go Left on Abortion or Face Credibility Crisis
As a new term begins for the Supreme Court, Monday’s New York Times lead story by reporter Adam Liptak threw a not-so-subtle hint to Chief Justice John Roberts: Rule the right way on Mississippi’s new abortion law that bars most abortions after 15 weeks, or see the court’s credibility crumble. The Court’s “legitimacy” is a new concern for the media, which for decades were used to…
NYT Rips Roberts Standing in Way of Dems 'Protecting' Voting Rights
New York Times congressional reporter Carl Hulse forwarded Democratic attacks against Chief Justice John Roberts while promoting Democratic legislation that attempts to dodge Supreme Court disapproval: “As Democrats Renew Voting Rights Push, Offsetting Roberts Court Is Top of Mind.”
Toobin on SCOTUS: 'Destruction of the Most Important Civil Rights Law'
After the Supreme Court upheld an Arizona law on Thursday that threw out votes cast in the wrong precinct and prohibitions on ballot harvesting, the disgust and rage were palpable on CNN as disgraced chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin said this was the latest part of Chief Justice John Roberts' legacy of destroying "the most important civil rights law in American history."
Twitter Lefties Lose It Over SCOTUS Donor Disclosure Decision
The U.S. Supreme Court handed a stunning defeat to the enemies of the First Amendment by invalidating a California law forcing nonprofits to disclose their largest donors — and liberals are losing it.
CNN Cues Doc to Slam SCOTUS Ruling on Churches as 'Absolutely Crazy'
On Thursday afternoon, CNN fill-in host Boris Sanchez cued up frequent guest Dr. Peter Hotez to trash the conservative majority on the Supreme Court for its ruling that New York cannot discriminate against houses of worship in its anti-pandemic restrictions, with the Baylor College of Medicine professor declaring that the ruling is "absolutely crazy" and "devalues human lives."
Sour Grapes CNN Hacks Attack Supreme Court for Not Ruling Their Way
Why does CNN only want judicial independence when it benefits the Democratic Party? On Tuesday morning's CNN Newsroom, co-hosts Poppy Harlow and Jim Sciutto edged their guests to trash the Supreme Court after ruling against the Wisconsin Democrats in a case regarding the absentee ballot deadline. Leading the way, Scuitto biasedly speculated: “When you have the Justices deciding in large party…
Horrified By Religious Liberty: ABC/CBS Fear SCOTUS Contraception Rule
The networks finally broke their weeks-long blackout of conservative wins in the U.S. Supreme Court this session. Among Wednesday’s decisions were two religious liberty rulings that went decisively in conservatives’ favor: hiring/firing practices and opting out of ObamaCare’s contraception coverage mandate. Of course, ABC, CBS, and NBC covered only the latter, with ABC and CBS expressing…
CNN Cheers Roberts 'Striking Fear' Into Trump's Base on Abortion
Despite abortion being an issue which continues to divide Americans, CNN Newsroom cheered the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down a Louisiana pro-life law as restoring “integrity” and “stability” in the law and “public’s expectations” on abortion. During the 10-minute-segment Monday morning, no journalist or analyst pointed out this law was aimed to protect the life of the…
PICKING SIDES: ABC Cheers Apolitical Roberts: ‘Cares a Great Deal'
ABC journalists on Monday breathlessly broke in with live reaction to the Supreme Court striking down a Louisiana law restricting abortion. The pivotal fifth vote was provided by John Roberts who sided with the Court’s liberals. Of course, this mean that now Roberts “cares a great deal” about being apolitical. ABC also repeated Planned Parenthood talking points about the Court and 2020.…
CNN Cheers SCOTUS Ruling Hails Roberts' 'Integrity'
On Monday morning’s CNN Newsroom, host Jim Sciutto brought on political analyst Sabrina Siddiqui, chief legal analyst and national politics reporter Jeffrey Toobin, and Supreme Court analyst Joan Biskupic to celebrate the Supreme Court striking down a Louisiana law regulating abortions. Rejecting the guise of a news network, the panel unabashedly …
CNN Legal Analyst Toobin Praises John Roberts, 'Very Good Politician'
When CNN Newsroom got the breaking news on Thursday that the Supreme Court had invalidated President Trump's efforts to undo DACA, the network's chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin was a logical choice to bring on to discuss the matter. However, instead of discussing legal matters, Toobin praised Chief Justice John Roberts as a politician who is in tune with public opinion.…
Michael Steele Mocks Conservatives Over Liberal Court Rulings
Appearing as a guest on Friday's MSNBC Live with Stephanie Ruhle, contributor Michael Steele was true to form as an MSNBC Republican as he mocked conservatives for disapproving of liberal victories in recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings, and bizarrely suggested that iconic former conservative Justice Antonin Scalia would approve of the decisions.