No one buys SCOTUS Justice Samuel Alito’s apology

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After it was revealed that an upside-down American flag was spotted outside the home of Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito in the days leading up to President Joe Biden’s 2021 inauguration, the longtime legal scholar date had several opportunities to set the record straight on exactly why an American flag was spotted upside down outside the home of Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito. The symbol favored by right-wing extremists to signal their false belief that the 2020 election was stolen was found outside the home of a supposedly nonpartisan judge.

Alito has since blamed his wife and a neighborhood dispute for the brewing scandal in two interviews, but he has not once disavowed the symbolism behind the flag or even suggested that he didn’t know what it meant.

It’s a worrying response given that election-related cases are still being heard in the High Court, according to THE Atlantic writer and author Adam Serwerwho joins The new abnormal this week to discuss the latest in a series of recent Supreme Court scandals.

“It is relevant that Alito may sympathize with people who violently attempted to overthrow the government in an attempt to illegally keep Donald Trump in power after his defeat in the 2020 election,” he added. “Someone like that absolutely should not be anywhere near the federal judiciary, much less the Supreme Court.”

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