What a terrible end for the Rehnquist Court and the federalism revolution. O'Connor's dissent is not terribly persuasive, though. As is usual of these decisions, Thomas has the better of it.
I'd read the majority and concurring opinions, but I should probably get ready for BarBri class.
God, I'm depressed.
P.S. Is it just me, or does anyone else clench their teeth and prepare for the worst when a judicial opinion cites to the dictionary? It reminds me of seventh grade essay assignments and rarely, if ever, is accompanied by sound argumentation and solid legal analysis.