The picture of the week—maybe the picture of the year—is the first one here, of Justice Scalia’s clerks lined up as an honor guard at the Supreme Court yesterday. Has any other Justice in the history of the Court received such devotion from his ranks of clerks? Maybe, but I’m not aware of it. Do you think Justice Breyer, or Justice Kagan, or Justice Kennedy, or anyone else on the Court today would inspire this kind of deep act of respect? (Yes—Clarence Thomas will some day, for the same reason.)
Now back to the election.
And finally, my security detail Monday in Boulder: