Justice Antonin Scalia is supposed to be a right-wing icon. He’s an outspoken defender of torture and once wrote that mere innocence is not a good enough reason to let an innocent man go free. His dissent in a landmark gay rights decision boiled down to little more than a paranoid rant against the "homosexual agenda."
Yet, if Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan’s opponents are to be believed, this same right-wing icon is far too liberal to sit on the Court.
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