Dishonest Abe and the Phony War Over SCOTUS “Ethics”
Abe Fortas’s scandals were serious, unlike the hyper-partisan half-baked smears now being lobbed at the conservative justices.
James Taranto, the editor of the Wall Street Journal opinion page, has been doing yeoman’s work dismantling the dishonest hackery and breathless nothingburgers that have been presented as evidence of breaches of ethics by several Supreme Court justices, especially Clarence Thomas. But one aspect of this sordid mess that’s been under covered is the claim…
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