During last year's presidential campaign, Donald Trump assured wary voters that, "I am looking to appoint judges very much in the mold of Justice Scalia."
From that point forward, the question of whether the distinctively mercurial Trump could be trusted to adhere to his promise remained a matter of frequent debate.
This week, Trump resolved that question in the affirmative, vindicating those who chose to support him despite whatever other misgivings they maintained.
In fact, Trump didn't merely nominate someone "in the mold of" the late Justice Scalia with…
"The president's tax proposal -- a big, swashbuckling vision for enacting pro-growth principles -- offends many on the left by its very nature. Within a few minutes of its release, liberal economists, politicians and pundits were ripping it as a payoff to the wealthy, a deficit buster, regressive, unrealistic. That alone is proof Mr. Trump is getting the policy right. Yet what Mr. Trump may be doing…[more]