Scalia is charming and, as ever, riotously funny. For each time Breyer says his own constitutional approach is "complicated" or "hard," Scalia retorts that his is "easy as pie" and a "piece of cake." And if this debate mirrors a marketplace of ideas, Breyer will make the sale through the earnest personal connection of a Wal-Mart greeter, while Scalia opts for the aloof certainty of the Tiffany's salesman: "Sure, you can buy some other, cheaper constitutional theory, but really. Ew."A fun look at some good - and illuminating - banter and philosophy behind the bench.
Thursday, December 07, 2006
Scalia and Breyer, Head to Head
This is just good stuff: