Opponents of Barack Obama’s healthcare reforms have lashed out at John Roberts after the Chief Justice provided the crucial vote which led to the Supreme Court upholding the controversial law yesterday.
Mr Roberts, who was appointed to the court by George W. Bush in 2005, had long been seen as a stalwart conservative.
But in siding with the court’s more liberal wing, he has alienated the right – and has since been [...]
“Let’s talk about Roberts. I’m going to tell you something that you’re not going to hear anywhere else, that you must pay attention to. It’s well known that Roberts, unfortunately for him, has suffered from epileptic seizures. Therefore he has been on medication. Therefore neurologists will tell you that medication used for seizure disorders, such as epilepsy, can introduce mental slowing, forgetfulness and other cognitive problems. And if you look [...]