She’s been dubbed “the Notorious RGB,” because she isn’t afraid to say what’s on her mind. Indeed, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke out strongly against Donald Trump before the presidential elections. In a rare interview with BBC, she avoids that direct criticism, careful about her decorum as a sitting SC Justice. However, she still has a strong message about the state of our nation and about our future.
Here’s a snippet of her interview:
These are some of her most poignant moments of the interview:
- “We’re not experiencing the best of times.”
- “A great man once said that the true symbol of the United States is not the bald eagle; it is the pendulum, and when the pendulum swings too far in one direction, it will go back.”
- “Some terrible things have happened in the United States, but one can only hope that we learn from those bad things.”
In the remainder of the interview, Ginsburg address questions of women’s equality, learning from history, the climate and effectiveness of our legislature, and the erosion of facts. Friends, this is only 7 minutes, but it will certainly give you a rare glimpse into the mind of one of our most-celebrated Americans. If you watch anything today, take the time to watch this…