Left trying to intimidate the Supreme Court?
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
- Duration 3:23
- Date May 23, 2012
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
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Peter thank you for the talks as well Steve is the left applying pressure on chief Justice Roberts ahead of the health -- ruling.
That's the allegation being leveled by critics on the right who say.
Politicians even the liberal media -- Are trying to intimidate the High Court joining us right now legal analyst Peter Johnson.
Here's salad you seem well absolutely -- -- and and it old obamacare is deliver the knockout punch which I think you will be.
Did this Supreme Court may -- become the battleground for the 2012.
Election and we're seeing it in a lot of liberal publications a lot of liberal blogs the tremendous amount of pressure.
On the Supreme Court and even a pressure in the halls of congress lets -- -- senator Leahy had to say with regard attention.
I -- city will be Chief Justice for all of us.
And that he has a strong institutional sets.
The proper role of the judicial branch acting -- based on their personal views this bad.
The -- the height of conservative judicial activism.
Cannot really sure what he meant but essentially trying to intimidate stream court that's into reading -- we see a pattern of disdain and contempt.
For the Supreme Court and the restatement.
And that and that non factual statement but what the Supreme Court has done and we'll do in the future.
Beginning with the president but he's just now does this looks at -- is all I better change my ruling I hope not.
You know I justices are human they're merely human and so to have this kind of intense.
On the Internet to say listen you're not gonna be patriotic if you -- if you don't as is it -- -- against obamacare.
You're not gonna be -- importing with the past rules of the Supreme Court.
In doing it it's a violation of law.
And that we see on the blogs all well if they do this they're -- to up and the Obama presidency.
It's and now we have a continuation of the bush decision 2000 -- -- -- Supreme Court.
This will become -- an election.
The year issue as the future the supreme here's an example of some intimidation here -- two random headlines that have been of late this one from slate.
A court of radicals at the justice strikes down Obama care.
May have grave political implications for the court itself.
Another example Bloomberg.
Health -- challenge evokes Roosevelt new deal High Court clash the Supreme Court -- saying I will survive no matter what happens here.
Presidents come and go the Supreme Court.
Is there and that's why did the -- for life they're not supposed to be.
A buffeted by the political winds.
But the winds are getting stronger and they're getting heavier every day and they're getting it worse if the Supreme Court shows courage on Obama care and what do they think they're gonna get a verdict will see absolute deadline what the they say in June that they're not held to any in any deadlines but we anticipate.
In June and it's going to inform the electoral process going forward to November or how ever.
They determine it because it will shape political activity if it's not overturned then the Republicans get back into -- and say.
Elect us so we can overturn this and repeal body in Australia let's just forget about the mandate is see what's left and an -- people say -- -- political all right Peter Johnson junior two issues one man.
Think that if I try.