Well, that’s according to the Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart, who was on Morning Joe today to discuss the pros and cons of Obama’s selection of Pastor Rick Warren to give the invocation at PEBO’s inauguration in Washington D.C. I won’t go into detail about what I think; I’ll just let you read the transcript I prepared. Trust me.. this one’s a doozy! I will say that the transcript begins right after Pat Buchanan is asking Jonathan if he thinks activist judges should make decisions for the country, instead of the people making those decisions.
CAPEHART: As an African-American, Iâ€™m perfectly fine with so-called activist judges trying to get people to do the right thing.
BUCHANAN: When you say â€˜do the right thing,â€™ who decides whatâ€™s the right thing? The voters in 30 states have said â€˜no, itâ€™s the wrong thing,â€™ and you get some unelected judge says itâ€™s the right thing. Who decides?
CAPEHART: And during the civil rights movement you had the people that if, given the opportunity to vote whether African-Americans should have the right to vote, the right to be full American citizens, they would have voted against it. Were it not for judges saying â€˜this is what you must do,â€™â€¦