RBG: Ruth Based Ginsburg
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Above, Justice Ginsburg on a 1984 trip to India with fellow Justice and personal friend Antonin Scalia

Earlier: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Fandom Represents White Privilege

The late Justice was basically an old-fashioned liberal who believed in meritocracy (she hired only one black clerk in four decades on the bench), patriotism, opera, and the eugenic advantages of abortion.

From the NYT criticism section:

The Fandom Around R.B.G. Is Out of Step With Reality

By Amanda Hess
Aug. 12, 2020, 5:00 a.m. ET

Now that the Trump era has been met by a true activist movement with the sustained protests of Black Lives Matter, the Ginsburg memes hit like relics. In 2016, Ginsburg was asked about Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem, and she called it “disrespectful” and “really dumb.”

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