DID THEY HAVE IT COMING?….You know that recent spate of courtroom violence we’ve had? It’s pretty understandable, really, says United States Senator John Cornyn:

I wonder whether there may be some connection between the perception in some quarters on some occasions where judges are making political decisions yet are unaccountable to the public, that it builds up and builds up and builds up to the point where some people engage in ? engage in violence.

Yeah, that’s a reasonable response to “unaccountable” judges, isn’t it? Brad Plumer has an international comparison that Sen. Cornyn might be interested in.