Michael Walsh on the Roberts betrayal and the ugly costs of his cowardice .

” Of course, it’s a betrayal on the part of the chief justice, not only of the conservative constituency
that put him into his lifetime, very well paid sinecure, but of all Americans foolish enough to
believe that we actually are a government of laws, not men. At one stroke, Roberts has damaged his own reputation (ruined it, really)
and that of the court. If Roberts was reacting to the unconscionable and outrageous pressure being put on him by the president and his amen corner in the media — as it appears he was — then, as Chapman University law professor John Eastman has said, Roberts should resign :

  ” If the assumption is right, that he thinks was unconstitutional but found a way to uphold it to preserve the integrity of the
court, then he really ought to resign
because it proves he doesn’t have the judicial fortitude to do the job that he’s been chosen to do. ” “