Right-wingers are melting down on Twitter over the Bush-appointed chief justice of the Supreme Court rebuking Donald Trump’s partisanship.
Earlier in the day, Chief Justice John Roberts slammed Trump for smearing a federal judge from the 9th Circuit as an “Obama judge.”
“We do not have Obama judges or Trump judges, Bush judges or Clinton judges,” Roberts said in a rare statement. “What we have is an extraordinary group of dedicated judges doing their level best to do equal right to those appearing before them.”
“That independent judiciary is something we should all be thankful for,” the chief justice added.
While some lauded the conservative justice for the unusual move, right-wingers weren’t so happy.
“THANKS ROBERTS – NEXT THING YOU KNOW, YOU’LL BE REWRITING OBAMACARE TO MAKE IT LEGAL,” radio host Bill Mitchell, a pundit who recently mused whether “antifa” had anything to do with the California wildfires, wrote on Twitter.
THANKS ROBERTS – NEXT THING YOU KNOW, YOU'LL BE REWRITING OBAMACARE TO MAKE IT LEGAL – Chief Justice John Roberts Pushes Back Against Trump's 'Obama Judge' Remark https://t.co/uw9gba4Nk9 via @BreitbartNews
— Bill Mitchell (@mitchellvii) November 21, 2018
Right-wing podcaster Chuck Woolery also used all caps and a Breitbart link to spell out his displeasure at Roberts’ move.
“OH, AND THANK YOU FOR OBAMACARE,” Woolery tweeted.
— Chuck Woolery (@chuckwoolery) November 21, 2018
Check out more responses below:
.@realDonaldTrump is spot on – judges nominated by Obama believe in a “living” constitution, they legislate through their opinions and believe the constitution should be totally changed
Obama’s judges have blocked Trump’s agenda time and time again
Roberts is wrong here, again
— Charlie Kirk (@charliekirk11) November 21, 2018
— stchristopher (@stchristopher18) November 21, 2018
Remember America, Chief Justice John Roberts gave us Obamacare.
He rewrote the law from the bench.
REWROTE THE LAW to fit his activist narrative.
Activism from SCOTUS?
Convention of States is what we need.@marklevinshow #MAGA
— HWDRepublican (@HWDRepublican) November 21, 2018
— theDean 🚴♂️🛶 ⛱🏝🎱🥃🍺 (@KwnF) November 21, 2018
You're either naive fool, or corrupt, or playing for other team. You're DAMN right there are Obama judges. I've watched Democrat judges do terrible things my entire adult life. What a stupid thing to say. A coward & scared of own shadow. Can't admit truth.https://t.co/u2waOUNFM3
— Wayne Allyn Root (@RealWayneRoot) November 21, 2018