Ruth Bader Ginsburg: "Not The Best Of Times" For America, "I Read WaPo And NYT Every Day"

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Having regretted her remarks in July 2016 that now-President Donald Trump was "a faker," Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says the US is "not experiencing the best of times" - but the "pendulum" will swing back.

Speaking to BBC Newsnight, in a rare interview, the oldest serving member of the Supreme Court (83 years old) says she is "optimistic in the long run"...

Justice Ginsburg reiterated the importance of the free press.

"I read the Washington Post and the New York Times every day, and I think that the reporters are trying to tell the public the way things are," she said.

 

"Think of what the press has done in the United States," she said citing the Watergate scandal. "That story might never have come out if we didn't have the free press that we do."

Asked what most concerns her about the current climate she said, in an apparent reference to longstanding congressional gridlock:

"Our legislature - which is the first branch of government - is right now not working."

Justice Ginsburg was careful to avoid commenting directly on Donald Trump's presidency.

Asked about the rise of the so-called "post truth world", Justice Ginsburg said:

"I am optimistic in the long run. A great man once said that the true symbol of the United States is not the bald eagle. It is the pendulum.

 

"And when the pendulum swings too far in one direction it will go back.

 

"Some terrible things have happened in the United States but one can only hope that we learn from those bad things."

She cited the example of the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II, when more than 110,000 people were put into camps, in the largest official forced relocation in US history.

"That was a dreadful mistake. It took a long time for the United States to realise how dreadful it was. But ultimately the president acknowledged that there was no reason to intern people of Japanese ancestry and Congress passed a bill providing compensation for the people who were interned or their survivors."

Justice Ginsburg said she was encouraged by the Women's March, which saw millions in the US and around the world take part in anti-Trump protests.

"I've never seen such a demonstration - both the numbers and the rapport of the people in that crowd. There was no violence, it was orderly. So yes, we are not experiencing the best times but there is there is reason to hope that that we will see a better day."

Of course, take all of her comments with a pinch of liberal salt as Trump tweeted - "Her mind is shot — resign."

Trump may have to wait a lot longer...

"At my age you have to take it year by year. I know I'm OK. What will be next year?"

 

"I'm hopeful however, because my most senior colleague the one who most recently retired, Justice John Paul Stevens, stepped down at age 90. So I have a way to go."

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Tallest Skil's picture

Eat shit, you wrinkled old christkiller. How does it feel to know you're going to kark it and Trump will replace you with an originalist to undo all your treason?

UnclePhester's picture

So Chewsy chews chews their news from  chews.

JoeSexPack's picture

Never thought I'd root for pancreatic cancer!

greenskeeper carl's picture

How long are they going to keep her corpse animated?!? Come on, leave already.

beemasters's picture

Was the interview conducted in New Zealand? Wait, has she moved yet?

Son of Loki's picture

Like many Libtards, Ginsberg is very misinformed. She should recuse herself from almost all future cases before the Supreme Circus.

strannick's picture

Not the best of times for militant bull dykes she means 

El Oregonian's picture

Dementia is a terrible thing..

USisCorrupt's picture

I'm with TRUMP !

Why can't this SICK Bitch just go away?

Another Pedophile gives an opinion.

evoila's picture

NYT and WAPO is different than watching the news how?

Mr. Universe's picture

I wonder if she visits any of the hot spots in D.C.?

R.D. Steele quote

There are Saudi Arabian restaurants with basements in Washington D.C. where you can order children on the menu.

What kind of freaking world have we come to?

Chief Wonder Bread's picture

It's impossible to say if you're serious but Pizza, now that's something that Globalists the world over enjoy...

RBG, non-Orthodox, most certainly Luciferian

tc06rtw's picture

   
 …  how can we be ABSOLUTELY CERTAIN
     that’s not really  Alan Greenspan,  in drag?
   

magnetosphere's picture

wtf alan greedscam is on the supreme court now???

eatthebanksters's picture

I bet when Obozo was POTUS the WAPO and NYT wrote articles for the left saying it was the best of times..now with Trump they are going the opposite way.  if she wants to feel good she should start reading Breitbart!!

847328_3527's picture

if she reads NYT and listens to CNN, then there's a 100% chance she is misinformed on 100% of the issues.

ClassicalLib17's picture

"Informed on the issues" is not what a supreme court justice is supposed to ascribe to. This is our downfall.

brianshell's picture

It will be blissful for her. She won't hear anymore news about Trump.

Life of Illusion's picture

 

FAKE NEWS = FAKE COURT.......

Twee Surgeon's picture

She did not see the Pendulum swinging back and it smacked her in the head. 70 years old should be mandatory maximum age for such an important position, the old girl is clearly out of the loop.

It is Negligent to allow people who are clearly not capable of reasonable judgement any longer (Not like she ever was.) Remain in such a position.

Slanted, Tilted, Warped and Deformed between the ears, she remains in her position for Ego alone, the future of the Nation is neither here nor there to her, she just has a great job and a bent agenda ingrained in her DNA. She doesnt have the best interest of the USA in her heart and is baffled that any other agenda than her own could be in the best interest of the American people.

If she was even fairly competent, she would have said "fuck all this." Long ago, grabbed the fat pension check and taken a cruise with a pal. But no, she has to stick around until they scrape her off the bench, gurgling.

philipat's picture

If she retires, she would then have time to read more Libtard publications and would be doing us a great favor.

847328_3527's picture

Some SC judges quote Blackstone.

Others quote Oliver Wendell Holmes.

This judge, Ginsberg, quotes CNN and SNL as her source of information.

 

lol.

Dickweed Wang's picture

And she believes the Onion is real news . . .

SixIsNinE's picture

well, they did buy out CNN after Clinton Foundation bought the Onion,  which is why they kept the "CNN"    Clinton Non News channel.

 

or was that fake news?   

 

Anderson Pooper.

 

Matt Damon.

Chief Wonder Bread's picture

+1000

mandatory retirement for judiciary is fantastic idea!

Withdrawn Sanction's picture

Also, if it takes a super majority of Congress to propose a constitutional amendment, and then a super majority of state legislatures to ratify it, why does it only take a plain majority of justices to reinterpret (i.e., change) the constitution.  For a Supreme Court decision to be binding, at least 6 of 9 justices must concur in the opinion of the Court. 

 

Winston Churchill's picture

Its hard to differentiate dementia from liberalism.

Having both at once,its amazing she can even speak.

Chief Wonder Bread's picture

Cognitive dissonance gets her through no doubt

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Chief Wonder Bread's picture

are you clerkin'-twerkin' for Ginsburg?

Potato Farmer's picture

The BBC?  Now there's a beaut.

Twee Surgeon's picture

The BBC.....The Beeb used to be pretty good at Propaganda but the skill set holders retired long ago. Now the BBC is just straight up Retarded, it is Embarrasing to watch, kind of like CNN. They should just do a show called 'We Think Your Fucking Stupid'.

It would improve the ratings a lot for them, being the most sincere and authentic show they have ever done, on second thoughts they should call the show

'We Think You are Fucking Stupid Like Us.'

Dickweed Wang's picture

BBC = Bullshit Broadcasting Corporation

justdues's picture

BBC=Bolshevic Brainwashing Criminals

Croesus's picture

"Whenever I see a problem, when I look hard enough, I see Jews".

Willard J Clinton's picture

An enlightening and alarming investigation by The Occidental Observer, Chief.  Thank you for providing the link.

The Wizard's picture

"I read the Washington Post and the New York Times every day, and I think that the reporters are trying to tell the public the way things are," she said

She forgot to say "the way things are as "we" globalists perceive them".

TheRideNeverEnds's picture

Wow, (((Ginsberg))) doesn't approve of "A White Male!" being in charge. I am shocked, SHOCKED I tell you!

IntTheLight's picture

She is power hungry. Ugly trait.

Dickweed Wang's picture

She is power hungry. Ugly twat . . .

 

Thought I'd help you out on that post . . .

wcole225's picture

Embodiment of all that's wrong with the judiciary

Omen IV's picture

WHY does this Judge who has no Judgement, but sits in judgement for everyone ?

Pooper Popper's picture

Whats the half life on "pure concentrated evil"????

UnclePhester's picture

Peenus Photo Pizzagate Pedo Podesta Pens POST Propaganda

UnclePhester's picture

I should work here, probably...I'm here enough. I have stellar alliteration skills!

boattrash's picture

Hey Ruth, This pillow's for you!

GUS100CORRINA's picture

I could never figure out why this lady's thinking was so perverted! Then I read the headline below:

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: "Not The Best Of Times" For America, "I Read WaPo And NYT Every Day"

NOW I KNOW WHY THE SUPREME COURT IS A "COURT" FROM THE PIT OF HELL!!!!

Ruth ... please, please retire!!!!!!!

I will bet money that one or more of the other supreme court members put a contract out on the "Honorable Antonin Scalia" because he was a thorn in their side.

Giant Meteor's picture

Holy shit,   ..." ..I read the Washington Post and the New York Times every day, and I think .... "

Un-fucking believable ...

And yet, there it is, the money shot by Ruthie, one ringy dingy, two ringy dingy, Ginsberg..

This person, these people are calling the shots for other people?

There is not enough I can say to express the dystopian nature of her comments .. only.

We are there. The crazy train has left the rails

Holy shit .. ..