In this episode of “The Conservative Conscience,” we explore a number of important issues — from the engagement in Syria to the judicial filibuster, the prospect of Justice Neil Gorsuch, and the need for judicial reform.
The images emerging from Syria are horrible, but there are a lot of important questions that must be answered before we jump in and act on emotion. Without answering these critical questions, we risk repeating the mistakes of Iraq, destroying our military and political capital, and not even solving the humanitarian problem.
As for the courts, we explore why Gorsuch’s elevation to the high court will not change the course of the judiciary and why we need bold thinkers to move beyond the existing failed paradigm. We must remember that the capacity of a good judge to do good does not counteract the capacity of a bad judge to destroy our society. That is why we will never fix the courts merely by attempting to appoint better judges.
- Trump picks an Obama holdover to head the Border Patrol
- A partial list of liberals in the Trump administration
- A recent court case that demonstrates why the courts are irremediably broken
- No more ground troops: Trump must be careful that Syria doesn’t become his Iraq
Daniel Horowitz is a Senior Editor at Conservative Review, a Conservative writer, and a policy analyst focusing on the hot-button issues in Congress. He is the author of the new book, Stolen Sovereignty: How to Stop Unelected Judges from Transforming America.
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