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Jeff Jacoby

McCain's Supreme wrongheadedness

By Jeff Jacoby
May 14, 2008

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IN A SPEECH on the federal judiciary last week, John McCain sounded the familiar conservative call for judges who know their place. "My nominees," he promised, "will understand that there are clear limits to the scope of judicial power, and clear limits to the scope of federal power." The judiciary's moral authority depends on self-restraint, said McCain, and "this authority ... (Full article: 717 words)

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