Quote # 9

 

“…the Supreme Court, despite its look of somber, blackrobed fairness, was doing its bit for the ruling elite. How could it be independent, with its members chosen by the President and ratified by the Senate? How could it be neutral between rich and poor when its members were often former wealthy lawyers, and almost always came from the upper class?”

- Howard Zinn, A People’s History of the United States

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