Pat Buchanan: Too Many Jews On The Supreme Court [UPDATE]
Okay, so, filed under "Kagan, Elena; reasons she would be the Supreme Court's greatest monster," I have: secret lesbian, Ivy League, friend of Obama, played softball (cf. secret lesbian), no children (cf. secret lesbian, also see "Cohen, Richard, worst columnist in English language), wrote thesis on socialism in New York, hiring practices, treatment of military recruiters, no paper trail, no judicial experience, reminds everyone of that time President George W. Bush tried to nominate Harriet Miers on some sort of dare, and secret lesbian.
Am I leaving anything out? Oh, hey, MSNBC contributor Pat Buchanan! You wanted to add something?
Indeed, of the last seven justices nominated by Democrats JFK, LBJ, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, one was black, Marshall; one was Puerto Rican, Sonia Sotomayor. The other five were Jews: Arthur Goldberg, Abe Fortas, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Stephen Breyer and Elena Kagan.
If Kagan is confirmed, Jews, who represent less than 2 percent of the U.S. population, will have 33 percent of the Supreme Court seats.
Is this the Democrats' idea of diversity?
But while leaders in the black community may be upset, the folks who look more like the real targets of liberal bias are white Protestants and Catholics, who still constitute well over half of the U.S. population.
Oh, well, there you go. Pat Buchanan has counted up the Jews on the Supreme Court (no doubt with the help of current Bob McDonnell crony/former Nixon White House "Jew-counter" Fred Malek) and has discovered that there is just not enough Protestantism on the Supreme Court, thus continuing America's rich tradition of only letting Protestants do just about everything else in American society.
Remember the last time we had a fresh-faced Supreme Court nominee to obsess over? Back then, Pat Buchanan was all worked up about Sonia Sotomayor successfully learning English and going to Princeton, and how awful she was for doing so -- or something! It did not make sense. Later, Buchanan got together with a bunch of fellow travelers and talked about Sotomayor's Hispanicity at some sort of conference. Oh, wait! I'm sorry. At a "CONFERENECE".
Anyway, this is a crushing blow to the American Jesus. The end.
UPDATE: Per Media Matters:
A commenter on the post looked a little deeper at the religious background of ALL Supreme Court Justices to show how ridiculous Buchanan's column was on its face:Overall, Jews represent 6.4% of ALL SCOTUS justices over the years (7 Jews have sat on the bench, total). By contrast, over 32% of justices have been Episcopalians, when only 1.7% of the country is within that religion.
The comment is accurate according to this breakdown of Justices by their faith.
Buchanan complains that with Kagan, Supreme Court will have too many Jews [Media Matters]
PREVIOUSLY, on the HUFFINGTON POST:
Ari Rabin-Havt: Anti-Semitism rears its head in attacks on Elena Kagan