A nation is in trouble when its leaders lack personal integrity. No political system, however well designed, can survive if those responsible for maintaining it are dishonorable.
So, when I read that a Supreme Court Justice was influenced by personal relationships, my faith in America’s future is shaken.
Americans have come to expect – and apparently tolerate – sleazy wheeling and dealing by elected representatives. But I had hoped for better from our judges, especially those on the highest court in the land.
Sadly, there is already one justice – Clarence Thomas – whose honor is in question.
But I had thought better of Justice Anthony Kennedy.