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And that segment tonight new Rasmussen poll released this morning and says just 8% of Americans believe this reports doing an excellent job 20% and -- good job -- Sixteen -- -- percent of Americans do not think the highest court in the land is doing a good job that's a huge drop in support.
As you may know I criticize a court for its loophole rulings -- for being a political body joining us now from Washington Fox's political -- ground.
So you agree with me on this.
We're looking at the -- that the key fact about the -- that you neglected.
To mention is that date it was take.
Russa had taken the day after and the day after that the major rulings of the court now whenever the court rules on some things.
Like the voting rights act or gay marriage you know which -- alienated anger a large part of the population.
And I think that is a temporary phenomenon you expect that at the end of June every year.
But I think generally speaking if you asked the same people.
Six months nine months -- I think people -- show -- be a lot of a lot different result maybe they have a sense of respect for it but on the morning after a ruling when you're on the losing side.
-- at this time my four years ago to twenty point drop and they were making rulings for years ago but the loophole thing is is what gets me.
I mean as I said I have respect for the Supreme Court.
Kelly was a little skeptical my statement that throughout history I think they've done the right thing most of the time with the exception -- the -- years perhaps Roe vs.
A few of the other things like that but but now.
-- looking for loopholes to justify positions no matter what the positions are.
That's not what they should be doing but that's what they are doing -- he did and obamacare they did it -- nullifying a vote in prop 8 or am -- wrong.
-- -- man -- Lenovo.
Is another man's rationale.
I think what they did on prop -- is simply they wanted to punt.
It's not a loophole as you can say that there's no standing and therefore you say we don't want -- rule on this right now.
The reason is they wanted to concentrate on the other gay marriage issue.
The defense of marriage act and there they made a pretty radical ruling.
They ended up saying what looks like a ruling whether states will decide themselves.
But in fact.
The rationale that Justice Kennedy used.
He was that if you discriminate.
Against the gay couples vs straight couples in a state where gay marriage is legal.
Meeting -- and I was the federal.
The benefits and you granted to the others.
You have done something unconstitutional.
And I understand that rule and -- for them I think once you rule that.
You have to go all the way and in the -- say no state can outlaw gay marriage are you sure you on the next gay marriage.
Case in this Supreme Court -- we'll nationalize gay marriage.
Is that what the constitution.
Compels them to do.
There's no such thing -- compulsion.
You have a constitution it's not clear.
How it applies 235.
Years after -- written.
There are a lot of things they could and that's why you our Supreme Court.
If there were obvious interpretations.
Everything in the document you would need to -- -- court.
All you'd -- -- English professor who would explain the language and there are two ideologies and philosophies.
Liberals think it ought to reflect.
The mores of the modern age and conservative state get hit auto entrench you.
In the ideas and their values at the time of the writing of the constitution.
They're both our list views I happen to put to adhere.
To the second.
But nonetheless that's what you're seeing I don't think it's a legitimate.
I don't think it -- your credit facility a little Paul when Roberts says hey the up punishing aspect of obamacare is taxed when nobody was even talking about it -- -- Well what I say it is generally speaking and it would apply to all the rulings that we had last week.
The voting rights act which is a radical ruling and the -- -- of -- -- a decision a radical decision.
I do agree with you and I -- at the time of the Obama care decisions that are Roberts.
Had to look for a rationale a loophole if you like.
Because he did not want to be seen.
As over returning all that was discussed and debated for a year.
Passed the house passed the senate side -- president I think he feels the damage done.
I -- the the gore bush decision.
In the year 2000.
Was such that he didn't want the court to expose itself.
I thought that was a mistake I thought it was wrong and I think it is an exception.
There's a general rule.
That the justices are going according to philosophy well so I thought -- on that and if you want to use the word loophole that is really saying it's gonna.
Around a little -- California to nullify a certainly legal vote.
And that's the way the people of California want to they're happy to be -- and they found they found in fact I think it's perfectly legitimate to say.
That there was no standing.
It's not the courts have -- at the government of that state refused to defend the -- and you don't have the power the people that is what what's basically happening and I got a lot.
Is that the power of the vote and the people all right to regulate what kind of the society they want in their state.
Is now a evaporating because we've got people who say you know why this is the way I want it and I'm -- -- -- it and I'll find a way to do it.
Wrong John I gotta go ask it's a vast over reading of -- very idiosyncratic.
Supreme Court -- -- using big words he feels.
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