For Whom Their Hearts Bleed: The Odd Sympathies of Liberal Justices

An unbridgeable values chasm exists between victims of the worst crimes and the zealous devotees of their depraved victimizers. Last month, 18-year-old Alyssa Bustamante, protected from capital punishment by five U.S. Supreme Court justices undemocratically imposing their unrepresentative moral values, was sentenced to mislabeled "life in prison" for the October 2009 murder of 9-year-old neighbor Elizabeth Olten.  Four months before that murder, the Court devoted 44 pages to the "embarrassment" of Savana Redding, a 13-year-old searched for illicit drugs. These and other cases graphically shed light on unelected justices who run our lives.  For them, brutally tortured victims evoke little sympathy or thought, while murderers' "human dignity" deserves dominant consideration.  What makes such justices' blood boil is to "humiliate" a teenage girl by searching for drugs that already have seriously harmed other students; for them, "misconduct" by officials trying in good...(Read Full Article)