Major U.S. Supreme Court rulings on abortion, gun ownership, environmental protection and other issues, marked a new era of ambitious conservatism in the United States. And Clarence Thomas, a conservative justice, who had been low key for three decades, played a major role in that, and has been called the dark horse of American conservatism.
Justice Thomas and Joe Biden have an historical connection. Thirty years ago, Thomas and Biden made a national splash, when they played opposite each other. Thirty years on, Thomas has been quietly working with the same heart he’s always had.
As Biden rose to the peak of his power, Thomas and Biden shared the stage, opposite each other, toward the pinnacle of their careers and reputations.