Tucson, AZ. This Arizona Daily Star paragraph greeted me as I began the annual family vacation in Tucson. Rather than offering full commentary, I shall just provide the offending remark along with the despairing observation that it is intended to exemplify not poor logic (though it does that) but the mendacious logic that liberalism has used to advance its slow march toward the ruin of civilization:
Stephen Dichter, a Phoenix-based attorney with Christian, Dichter and Sluga, agreed with Feinstein that the article should not be an issue because a circuit judge’s job is to apply the Constitution.
“As a 9th Circuit judge, he’s bound to enforce them (the laws) even though he may not personally believe in them,” Dichter said. “We’re a country of laws, not of men and women, and Roe v. Wade is the law of the country. Andrew Hurwitz is a fabulous lawyer and has been a fabulous justice on the Arizona Supreme Court. He’s a brilliant man.”
Is there an equivocation on the word “judge” here?
You can read the full article here, whose coverage of Sen. John Kyl offers further evidence that the Republican Party is as complicit in the continuing slaughter of unborn children in our country as the Party of Aquarius is. I am sure God will understand the importance of filling judicial vacancies even with the rationalizers of systematic abortion: after all, justice should never be denied, except, of course, to the weak and innocent.