Topic: Harlan F. Stone
The Supreme Court's conservative justices deliberating on the health care law known as Obamacare should heed the historical example of Republican-appointed justice, Harlan Fiske Stone. He detested New Deal policies but argued the court had no right to overturn them.
Obama plays golf and basketball, and a lot of former presidents have played sports. But none has achieved the naming rights of this 1930s chief executive.
10/19/2009 04:38 pm