Justice Alito Tries, Fails Miserably To Explain Flag Scandal

Justice Alito Tries, Fails Miserably To Explain Flag Scandal

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito is under fire after news revealed that he flew the upside-down American flag—the same symbol adopted by some Trump supporters who deny the election results—outside his home in the days following the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. Alito, of course, blamed his wife, but that story doesn’t hold water for several reasons. The Justice claimed that his wife, Martha-Ann Alito, flew the flag in response to a neighbor who displayed a “F— Trump” sign that was within 50 feet of where children await the school bus. Except, there is a problem with that.

Justice Alito says his wife Martha-Ann Alito had an altercation with neighbors about a “‘Fuck Trump’ sign that was within 50 feet of where children await the school bus in Jan 21.”

Except… FCPS and ACPS were all remote in January of 2021. No children were waiting for buses: https://t.co/Ethmbhu2EP pic.twitter.com/g27dVbTtzC

— Aaron Fritschner (@Fritschner) May 17, 2024

An old neighbor of mine had a banner facing my home that said, “Fuck Biden, and fuck you if you voted for him.” So, we got a banner facing his home that read, “Trump Lost. LOL.” And I’m not a Supreme Court Justice. If I were, I would have ignored the alleged sign. Alito’s story doesn’t help his case. Alito ran to Fox News’s Shannon Bream for damage control. He said his wife spoke with those neighbors about the sign, but the conversation was not well received. OK, that deserved a ‘stop the steal’ flag flying over a Supreme Court Justice’s home? Idiot.

Let’s just say that the interview appears to be rigged. That’s a go-to MAGA word that he should understand.

Unless his neighbor was also a Supreme Court Justice the fact that he put an anti-Trump sign in his yard is totally irrelevant to what Alito did.

— Andrew Soukup (@asoukuptx) May 16, 2024

I have never seen a “F*ck Trump” sign in my life but I have seen plenty that say FJB.

— (((Jack Guida MD PhD))) (@neodocjdg) May 17, 2024

Alito knew what the symbolism meant.

I wonder if there were direct communications between Alito and Powell, or others on Trump’s insurrection team. A question for the Senate Judiciary Committee to deal with STAT.

— Norman Ornstein (@NormOrnstein) May 17, 2024

The problem is that the Supreme Court is not accountable. Because of that, we now have the most corrupt Supreme Court in history, and this flag scandal isn’t helping their credibility. Expand the court.

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