I wanted to gauge your interest in Damon Root, senior editor at Reason magazine, who traces the ongoing battle over how the Supreme Court should interpret the Constitution in OVERRULED: The Long War for Control of the U.S. Supreme Court (publishing 11/4). This timely and provocative take on judicial history (and the competing forces of judicial activism v. judicial restraint) traces the long and complicated struggle between these two competing visions, and how they have driven American political life from the Civil War and Reconstruction eras, to today’s blockbuster legal battles over gay rights, gun control and health care reform…
More on the book & author:
Damon Root is senior editor at Reason magazine and Reason.com. In 2012 he spearheaded Reason’s multi-platform coverage of the legal challenge to President Obama’s health care law. He has been featured on the Fox Business Channel, Sirius Satellite Radio, the 92nd Street Y’s “Campaign for the American Conversation,” and numerous radio stations around the country.
To gauge my interest on a scale of cold to hot as to how interested I am in reading several hundred pages of glibertarian nonsense, we’d have to measure my disinterest in Kelvin. Thanks, but no thanks.
I wouldn’t want her job.