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Obamacare as a Test of Judicial Sanity

Judges are not crazy, but the political context requires us to assert that truism on behalf of other judges regularly. Judicial ethics do not allow us to defend ourselves directly even in states like mine, where judges arrive by partisan election. This is why Donald Trump could claim that the judge who drew one of his fraud cases could not be fair because the judge was “a Mexican” — -and the assumption, unspoken or not…