Justice Stewart, in dissenting with a majority overturning a 1965 Connecticut statute forbidding married couples from using contraception:

I think this is an uncommonly silly law. [But] we are not asked in this case to say whether we think this law is unwise, or even asinine. We are asked to hold that it violates the United States Constitution. And that I cannot do.

On second thought, let’s not go there. ‘Tis a silly place.

In fact, let’s cut this off right now. It’s all getting too silly.

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1 Response to Silliness

  1. UT says:

    LOVE the Python references!

    A couple years back, I was getting new tires at Sam’s Club and sat next to a guy about my age, wearing a Python (killer rabbit, if you must know) t-shirt. and we got to talking. It was obvious from his accent that he was Scottish and he had memorable quote. When he was growing up, he
    “The next day at school, you were nothing if you couldn’t recite the Python lines from show the night before.”

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