The last true "swing" justice was John Paul Stevens. He retired in 2010. "When Stevens leaves," the legal scholar Jeffrey Toobin wrote presciently, "the Supreme Court will be just another place where Democrats and Republicans fight."
Our market can create great jobs and amazing products. Like a competitive sport, it must be guided by a reasonable set of rules. The rules should not smother us, making compliance a greater challenge than a success.
The Trump administration needs to mobilize adequate international support for serious but limited consequences against Iran's recent acts — then swiftly begin the hard work of restoring a durable, predictable order along the blurry edge of the Western world.
Republicans are no fools. They are not about to forfeit the advantage bequeathed to them by Harry Reid’s shortsighted willfulness. They will retain the nuclear option for Supreme Court nominees through the current Republican tenure.
Americans are weary of taking in Third World immigrants, who show their gratitude by periodically erupting in maniacal violence -- in, for example, San Bernardino, Orlando, New York City, Fort Hood, Boston, Chattanooga, Bowling Green and St. Cloud.
Barely a week and a half into Trump's administration, and the left is in sheer panic mode. This isn't good for the country. If you think Trump is Hitler, you're more likely to endorse violence against him, which is precisely what leftists have begun doing.
As the decision starts, let’s hope that the Senate minority ceases to act like children deprived of their favorite toy, and start acting like adults. Judge Gorsuch deserves better than to be caught in this kind of partisan spin cycle.