President Obama to Announce SCOTUS Pick, White House Creates Irritable Twitter to Prepare

President Obama will announce his pick to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court at 11 a.m. Wednesday, and that’s when everything will promptly fucking fall apart. Senate Republicans have made it clear they won’t hold a hearing on Obama’s choice, so the only thing left is an irritable battle of words.


Black Former Law Students of Antonin Scalia Recall Unfair Treatment at the University of Chicago

While on the Supreme Court, Justice Antonin Scalia, who died this month at 79, worked to make society less just for black Americans, railing against affirmative action and seeking to undermine the Voting Rights Act. His admirers would attribute this not to rank bigotry, but to his textualist legal philosophy.…

Republican Detectives Aren't So Sure About Antonin Scalia's 'Heart Attack'

There are going to be kookoos any time a celebrity dies—we weren’t there when it happened, so, invariably, we don’t know the real truth. I am cool with this because I love to dream, since dreaming doesn’t hurt anyone. But we have just hit the conspiracy jackpot: the 79-year-young Antonin Scalia, a highly-controversial…

Hillary Clinton Broaches Abortion, Immigration in Call for Swift SCOTUS Replacement

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death sent 2016 presidential candidates into complete tailspin—not only is the choice of his replacement something that will meaningfully affect the sorts of values our country tolerates, it is also something blessedly new about which they can have a vigorous opinion.

A Brief List of Some of the Many Terrible Things Antonin Scalia Said and Wrote 

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died at the age of 79 on Saturday. It was an apparently peaceful death, by all accounts, in his bedroom at a West Texas luxury resort after a weekend of quail hunting. He has children and grandchildren and Ruth Bader Ginsburg to mourn him; let’s not do that here. Because Scalia,…

Crazy How Anti-Affirmative Action Justice Scalia Was an Affirmative Action Hire

During a Supreme Court argument regarding the constitutionality of affirmative action on Wednesday, Justice Antonin Scalia suggested that minority students might consider going to a “slower-track school where they do well.” By that logic, Scalia should probably be on a slower-track court where he doesn’t feel so…