I really think after-dinner speeches are a barbarous institution.
– Justice Antonin Scalia, in after-dinner remarks at the annual banquet of the Federalist Society, where he and Justice Clarence Thomas were honored for their respective 25 and 20 years of service on the Supreme Court.
(Justice Scalia comments playfully on Justice Thomas, after the jump.)
I’ve been trying to get Clarence to talk for 20 years! Apparently he only does declarative sentences.
– Justice Scalia, taking the stage after Justice Thomas at the annual dinner of the Federalist Society.