Right to the Other Thing

Here is an excerpt from a cute story on Wonkette, about just how technically challenged our Supreme Court is.  To their credit, they seem to know they are technically challenged.  (They make me look geeky!)

“Although Breyer was making a point about judicial philosophy, he also touched on the court’s sometimes limited grasp of technological developments. For example, Chief Justice John Roberts in a public employee privacy case before the court earlier this year tried to figure out the role of a text-messaging service in enabling an exchange between two people.

“I thought, you know, you push a button; it goes right to the other thing,” Roberts said. Responded Justice Antonin Scalia: “You mean it doesn’t go right to the other thing?”

Read more at Wonkette: Stephen Breyer Admits Supreme Court Has No Idea How Internet Works

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