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Old 03-19-2019, 12:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Velocity View Post
He's simply the new Anthony Kennedy.
Yes and no.

Yes, he is definitely THE swing vote. But, unlike Kennedy, he is the Chief and that means he can influence others (eg. Brett K) as well as steer questions and decisions to (or away from) areas he'd rather the Court avoid. And that can work in a number of ways.