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|What Roberts accomplished on one issue was to enshrine two conservative ideologies -- without the Democrats even noticing while they were cheering. He did this by using the Court's ability to turn metaphors into law. He accomplished this with two votes. Roberts is no fool. In one stroke, he both protected the Court from charges of ideology and became categorized as a "moderate," while enshrining two metaphor-based legal principles that can be used to promote and implement conservative policy in the future, with devastating broad effects.|
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