Via RawStory (various headlines):
“On behalf of the court and retired justices, I am saddened to report that our colleague Justice Antonin Scalia has passed away,” Chief Justice John Roberts said in a statement on Saturday, calling Scalia, 79, an “extraordinary individual and jurist.”
My dear old Mom always said, “If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all.” So here’s me sitting quietly…
Obama speaks about passing of Supreme Court Justice Scalia. Our President is such a kind man…
And finally, this apropo headline from The Onion:
Justice Scalia Dead Following 30-Year Battle With Social Progress
*HT to John Cleese in Monty Python’s “Dead Parrot” sketch for the headline of this post.
This is our daily open thread — Leave your thoughts in the comments section, while I sit here quietly.