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German Reichsmarschall, Commander of the Luftwaffe Hermann Goering (1893 - 1946) during cross examination at his trial for war crimes in Room 600 at the Palace of Justice during the International Military Tribunal (IMT), Nuremberg, Germany, 1946. Wikimedia, Public Domain

By John Zmirak, The Stream, May 29, 2024

John Zmirak is a senior editor at The Stream and author or coauthor of ten books, including The Politically Incorrect Guide to Immigration and The Politically Incorrect Guide to Catholicism. His newest book is No Second Amendment, No First.

The latest piece of what Democratic strategist James Carville admits is “spaghetti” thrown at the wall comes in the form of demands that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito recuse himself from key January 6 and election cases because his wife flew a couple of flags from their home.

No, they weren’t Nazi flags, Confederate flags, or even Republican flags. One was an American flag turned upside down — a symbol ship captains have used for more than a hundred years to signify “distress” — and the other was a historic flag of Massachusetts patriots’ navy in the Revolutionary War, which a few election-integrity protestors also flew on January 6, 2021. (Many of them also wore wedding rings — I guess Democrats will demand we dispense with those as well.)

We have good reason to feel confident that Alito will not cave to the Democrats’ demands. This is the man who was willing to face down the most bloodthirsty demons from the very pit of Hell and write the majority opinion exposing Roe v. Wade as a conscious, slipshod fraud. In our times of raging mobs and assassination attempts on justices like Brett Kavanaugh, that shows moral courage of a very high order. …

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