IN HIS OWN WORDS: Alito Endorses Returning ‘Our Country To Godliness’

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In a secret recording made by documentary filmmaker Laura Windsor, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito admits what we already knew about him, except this time it’s on tape. Specifically, Alito acknowledged that he’s biased against the left. That’s the opposite of what a Supreme Court Justice should be, but it’s 2024, and we have justices like Clarence Thomas for rent to the highest bidder.

The Rolling Stone reports:

The recording, which was provided exclusively to Rolling Stone, captures Windsor approaching Alito at the event and reminding him that they spoke at the same function the year before, when she asked him a question about political polarization. In the intervening year, she tells the justice her views on the matter had changed. “I don’t know that we can negotiate with the left in the way that needs to happen for the polarization to end,” Windsor says. “I think that it’s a matter of, like, winning.”

“I think you’re probably right,” Alito replies. “On one side or the other — one side or the other is going to win. I don’t know. I mean, there can be a way of working — a way of living together peacefully, but it’s difficult, you know, because there are differences on fundamental things that really can’t be compromised. They really can’t be compromised. So it’s not like you are going to split the difference.”

Windsor goes on to tell Alito: “People in this country who believe in God have got to keep fighting for that — to return our country to a place of godliness.”
“I agree with you. I agree with you,” replies Alito, who authored the Supreme Court’s 2022 Dobbs decision, which reversed five decades of settled law and ended a constitutional right to abortion.

Windsor posed similar questions to Justice Roberts, eliciting a different response.

Pressed on whether the court has an obligation to put the country on a more “moral path,” Roberts turns the tables on his questioner: “Would you want me to be in charge of putting the nation on a more moral path?” He argues instead: “That’s for people we elect. That’s not for lawyers.” Presented with the claim that America is a “Christian nation” and that the Supreme Court should be “guiding us in that path,” Roberts again disagrees, citing the perspectives of “Jewish and Muslim friends,” before asserting: “It’s not our job to do that. It’s our job to decide the cases the best we can.”

That was well said. Now go do your job, Roberts, and get your highly corrupt court on the right path. Thanks, buddy.

Editor’s note (Karoli): Please don’t be cynical about this. Raise your voices with your senators and representatives. Demand that the Court be held to a higher standard through the Supreme Court Ethics Act introduced by Democrats in the House and Senate.