Thursday, July 16, 2015

Justice Ginsburg is Diva-fied

Justice Ginsburg Diva-fied in new Opera
There's Batman and Robin and then there's Batman vs The Joker.  That's the dynamic between the Supreme Court Justices: Ginsburg and Scalia.  Both on opposing sides of the the law on most issues.  Scalia being staunchly conservative. and Ginsberg, fighting for women's rights and equality and believes the Constitution was made to defend the country's principles and read liberally.   But their differences don't mar their friendship and now this dynamic is the topic of a one act OPERA.



Justice Scalia, is now a Divo, thanks to this new opera about the two Justices, "through his blunt (some would say scathing) dissents that he has earned a reputation as
combative and insulting... One of his closest friends on the Supreme Court is Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, whose political views are vastly different from his own."  biography.com


"In Justice Scalia's view the Constitution is not supposed to facilitate change, but to impede change to citizens' basic fundamental rights and responsibilities. Justice Scalia abhors "judicial activism" and believes the place for implementing change is in the legislature, where the will of the people is represented."  biography.com


Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, also known as The Notorious R.G.B. http://notoriousrbg.tumblr.com/ is  now officially DIVA-FIED as her character on the high court is set to opera.  "This opera celebrates the virtues of the court through an affectionate, comic look at the unofficial leaders of its conservative and liberal wings." washingtonpost.com


Ginsburg is best described like this according to The White House twitter page:





See  a short clip of the opera here: http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/watch/opera-pays-tribute-to-scalia-ginsburg-friendship-483653187871




See this video parody of the Sugarhill Gang classic "Rapper's Delight" - This is all about the SCOTUS Marriage Equailty Ruling... Featuring The Notorious RBG.