TOM THE DANCING BUG: Judge Scalia, in "Legislative Soul Search"

Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH Judge Scalia searches the Legislative Soul and finds that it SUCKS!

By Ruben Bolling at 8:45 am Wed, Mar 13, 2013

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Published 8:45 am Wed, Mar 13, 2013

14 Responses to “TOM THE DANCING BUG: Judge Scalia, in "Legislative Soul Search"”

  1. PhosPhorious says:

    Scalia:  50% Punisher, 50% Doctor Strange.

    100% Awesome.

  2. I like that there are no female justices in Scalie’s world. Weird that Thomas speaks instead of simply nodding though.

  3. RR Anderson says:

    When is Bolling going to win the Herblock prize? 

    • John Napsterista says:

       Seconded.  Let’s look into how to get him nominated.

      • Zachary_Bos says:

        Thirded. Tell us here, won’t you, if you find out about that nomination?

        • John Napsterista says:

          Here’s the info:  http://www.herbblockfoundation.org/herblock-prize/rules-eligibility

          tl;dr: No entry fee, winner gets a $15,000 tax-free cash award and a trophy from Tiffany & Co. Second place gets a $5,000 tax-free cash award.  Entries must be “published” works and can be submitted by the cartoonist his/her/itself or by publisher of said Work.  Bolling’s not gonna submit his own work, not even after a Louis Maltby-like night of tortured introspection, so we’ll have to get his publisher to do it behind his back.  Hmmm, not sure if web publication counts as “publication” for purposes of the prize, so boingboing might not be able to submit it.  Whoa, wait….  Boingboing used to be a paper publication.  We’re gonna need Percival Dunwoody’s help on this one.   

  4. Christopher says:

    The real joke is Scalia putting that much effort into coming to a legal decision.

    • Navin_Johnson says:

      You mean there’s not much effort in him contemplating which decision of his would be most pleasing to people like the Koch Bros and then choosing accordingly?

      Scalia alone is enough reason to laugh when people babble about the sacredness of constitution as if it was chiseled by God on a mystical monolith… serious credibility probs…

      • Christopher says:

        I’ve long been fascinated by Scalia’s stated belief that the Constitution must be interpreted according to what its original authors intended and his decisions which reflect a much deeper belief that the original authors were a bunch of wishy-washy liberals whose document only annoys him.

  5. MattAtDoyle says:

    I have no idea what’s going on here, but I enjoyed the pretty pictures.

  6. Charlie B says:

    Minority of states with a history of voter suppression?

    I thought this was a comic about America!

  7. pbasch says:

    Wasn’t there an odd inconsistency of Scalia decisions… the one on the 2nd amendment, where the text about a militia was treated as so much chuffa (i.e., pointless verbiage), and another one where it was asserted specifically that the founders (or whoever) knew EXACTLY what they were doing and not a SINGLE WORD could be disregarded. I can’t remember that second one. Anyone?

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