GOD HELP HIM….Chris Mooney recently interviewed Michael Newdow, the guy who’s suing to remove “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance, and Newdow told him that if the case gets to the Supreme Court he’s going to argue it himself:
When I suggested to Newdow that he might be mercilessly attacked and ridiculed by Justice Antonin Scalia if he argues his own case, Newdow replied, “I’m ready for him. He’ll get attacked and ridiculed by me.” Pride goeth before the fall.
Like Chris, I agree that Newdow is nuts to think of doing this, but still, going toe to toe with Anton Scalia is kind of a neat fantasy, isn’t it? It’s hard not to cheer for the guy.