“‘National defense’ cannot be deemed an end in itself justifying any exercise of legislative power designed to promote such a goal. . . . It would indeed be ironic if, in the name of national defense, we would sanction the subversion of one of those liberties . . . which makes the Defense of the Nation worthwhile” (U.S. Supreme Court decision, United States v. Robel, cited by 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in its ruling yesterday).
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Tweet from Trump regarding yesterday's ruling: "SEE YOU IN COURT, THE SECURITY OF OUR NATION IS AT STAKE!"
Tweeted response from the writer John Green: "Excellent example of a comma splice"