Shame on you Justice Ginsburg - resign now

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has made headlines in recent days for her overt vocal opposition to the candidacy of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

It's no surprise that Ginsburg isn't a big fan of Trump (she is known for her liberal views and was nominated by former President Bill Clinton.) But justices usually avoid commenting on politics; particularly politics related to who should be the next president, likely to nominate at least one other justice they'll work with. "I don't want to think about that possibility, but if it should be, then everything is up for grabs", she said, indicating she believes Hillary Clinton will be the next president.

Trump responded by telling a New York Times reporter that Ginsburg's comments were "highly inappropriate" and she should leave her lifetime appointment sooner rather than later. "I think it's a disgrace to the court and I think she should apologize to the court", he told the Times on Tuesday. And while almost all jurists at the state and federal level are subject to codes of ethics that prohibit outright endorsements or opposition to political candidates, the U.S. Supreme Court isn't bound by those codes. "Her mind is shot- resign!". "And that I think will reflect poorly not only on her but on the objectivity that we request and demand out of our federal judiciary".

Ginsburg was not immediately available for comment. Only the drones at the New York Times, their minds addled from endlessly ingesting delusions of self-importance, could come to the conclusion that Ginsburg is in any way impartial. She worries for the next four years if he wins the presidency, and shudders for the future of the court. If the rationale for holding their tongues escapes even justices on the highest court, what sort of example will trickle down to the judges in courthouses across the country, where Americans seeking legal relief expect justice to be blind?

The Vermont senator declined to say whether it is appropriate for a sitting Supreme Court justice to openly criticize a White House contender. Fast forward 200 years, Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor told guests at an election night party in 2000 that Democrats winning the election in 2000 was "terrible" when it looked like Al Gore had defeated George W. Bush. "He really has an ego", Ginsburg said.

On a lighter note, he joked: "She didn't earn the nickname the Notorious RBG for nothing". The woman has sartorial style evoking another era, wearing gloves and a lacy collar that sometimes overlays the neckline of her black judge's robe.

USA presidents appoint members of the Supreme Court, subject to confirmation by the Senate.

House Speaker Paul Ryan told CNN Tuesday that Ginsburg's comments "shows bias to me".

She added, "How has he gotten away with not turning over his tax returns?".

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