Welton talks with Dr. Jay Michaelson, an attorney, rabbi, meditation teacher and columnist on the Supreme Court at The Daily Beast, about conservative activists’ calls for President Obama to hold off nominating a replacement Justice in the aftermath of Antonin Scalia’s passing. Jay will discuss Scalia’s legacy, the irrelevancy of the much-cited “Thurmond Rule” and the irony behind the direct challenges to the president’s constitutional obligations following the death of the man who virtually invented constitutional originalism.

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