Republican Rationalist

Previously published Slate articles made new.
Nov. 28 2000 9:00 PM

Republican Rationalist

On Friday the U.S. Supreme Court will hear George W. Bush's argument that Florida's legislature, rather than its courts, has the final say over its vote-tabulation laws. In 1998 Slate's David Plotz wrote that, when it comes to the law, Chief Justice William Rehnquist gives his conservatism a back seat to his obsession with making the trains run on time. Click here to read the article.