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And welcome to FOX News Sunday panel plus -- -- strossen -- -- Atlanta's Tim salzman and Juan Williams.
And we're gonna talk about Antonin Scalia and I what I frankly thought was went fascinating interview the first half of our show and that.
You know there are so many niches.
Walking around this town.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And it did what I thought but listening and talking to -- engaging lot of treat it was has been half an hour.
With and that -- need kind of hectoring a -- a Supreme Court justice the -- he does with the with the lawyers and the court was such a tree you're you're yes.
-- -- -- -- -- as he -- for 26 years I mean I think came across in that interview was.
-- not just a legal time but who has had a profound impression on the court that there will be entire.
In generations in the future the talk about this period where he was writing these opinions with this particular view that he explained very well show that was remarkable.
-- -- your thoughts and and about this divide that lives between the the original lists as he would put it -- stick a well and the text rulers who stick to the tax.
And what the text and an app that time it was -- that's -- the original as part of it has.
And what what -- called the purpose of -- we're trying to find some purpose that.
It in the law which may or may not have anything to do with the words as specifically written.
That now I mean he's clearly -- leading.
Voice on the other side in terms of and you know his opinions and his willingness from from the bench even to.
Elaborate which some of the other more conservative justices are -- and more reticent I think school is really in the voice.
Of that side and I think I just wonder you know watching an interview like that whether it is still.
Hard for him.
Not to get into some of the politics he knows he can't and he and he didn't he didn't -- you.
Tried to get -- to step up but you know there was so much speculation as to whether there was at a rift developing between him and Robertson what that comment and and it it just was fun to watch because obviously he didn't give anything away but but it must be difficult game.
Did he this -- the extent and I I was amazed that.
I mean it is what he said in his dissent but I was saying to him because there is this tendon in his book and it's it's a tough book but I must say it's very -- anything written by.
It is it is worth reading and in it he talks about the textual us idea and he has these 57 -- sound principles for -- and and number 38 as the idea don't pick a fight with the legislature unless you have to try to find a way to -- the law's constitutional not look for ways to say it's a constant supplies and what was -- -- judge Roberts dead.
And he said no because he can't say have up pig is a penalty I mean basically he was saying.
You can't just make up things and he things clearly that that Robert sang.
But the mandate is attacks is does language that the law that but obamacare but doesn't care.
Yeah it -- I'm a huge fan so it's hard to kind of comments one of my heroes but you know I think what he's what he was saying today.
And you could tell that he definitely wanted to weigh in there was a few moments for his arm from across the he was visibly biting his tongue a little bit you did a good job.
I wanted him to go so bad I couldn't stand it -- my favorite line was I never criticize the prize at the president publicly fifth hole.
My job is to make sure have a meeting with him privately to see -- he really thinks.
But -- evidently they let me let me just interrupt for a second is -- sad when I said would you threatened by what a sad when you -- went out the Rose Garden the president said this would be unprecedented.
It's -- -- -- -- legitimate yet that that's the right thing and you know yes and if he was if he thought it was cantankerous little bit alike my Supreme Court -- -- justices.
Just a little crusty cantankerous I think he's the definition about.
So I thought a great Buena -- some fans so it's hard for me -- almost become common you know one of my heroes.
I cars -- -- interview for example this business about privacy.
That he doesn't believe that there's any privacy -- the -- and then he you know says well you ever write to your your your house your belongings through your papers.
But then how does that extend to wiretap act especially because.
As we got -- as you got into this conversation about original list or purple -- whatever purpose of this purpose that is whatever that word is.
It's clear to me that he doesn't.
Extend his thinking really beyond a very small place which is we -- the founding fathers leave the difference between a must -- And a gun -- can -- hundred rounds is huge.
-- -- for him he wants to go back and that's why do you think he went back to the death penalty example the difference between someone.
-- hanging vs the that the elected to the other thing that caught my attention was.
I forget the name of the judging who criticized him after just knows what he says is is that a circuit court judge -- I thought that was -- let's put down that's the real.
Your mama joke right there is.
I think I was the new -- you know you don't -- And if -- not saying you know we -- -- but but you of course.
Spent a lot of time with another Supreme Court justice Thurgood -- -- wrote.
Compare that to.
Another -- legal giant.
You know what's interesting -- Scalia was a fan of Marshall and he mentions in the course the interview with you that in fact he has good relations with people I -- Right but here's the thing with Marshall he said that what impressed him was.
Being able to sit in the room with illegal giant and I think Marshall felt the same way about -- and they didn't agree.
But these are two guys who you'd wanna have a drink with these are two guys work extremely honest they won't tell you what they think.
And that's what you've got this morning.
Well thank you for that and and it isn't just -- because I I said to him.
Look at an opinion you completely disagree -- and say.
That's a good piece of wineries is absolutely I mean you just enjoy the craft the scholarship and conversely -- -- There is sometimes decisions that are that are going my way.
But I just think what a bunch of apple -- that.
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