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Opinion: Trust in the Supreme Court is grievously wounded

Renowned Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. compared the peaceful ambiance of the nation’s highest court to “the quiet of the storm center.” As anyone who has experienced a hurricane knows, howling winds and pelting rain prevail until an eerie calm signals that the eye has arrived. Then the storm recommences when the center moves on.

Renowned Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. compared the peaceful ambiance of the nation’s highest court to “the quiet of the storm center.” As anyone who has experienced a hurricane knows, howling winds and pelting rain prevail until an eerie calm signals that the eye has arrived. Then the storm recommences when the center moves on.

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