Mr. President, we are all saddened by the recent death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. I extend my sympathies to his family. His death is a great loss to the nation.
This is true for so many reasons. Justice Scalia changed legal discourse in this country. He focused legal argument on text and original understanding, rather than a judge’s own views of changing times. He was a clear thinker. His judicial opinions and other writings were insightful, witty, and unmistakably his own.
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