"I can't afford to be angry," he added several minutes later. "When you're struggling, you can't afford to carry that millstone of anger with you. You gotta let it go. I say that to younger kids who have issues with their parents: let it go."He was also asked about his famous silence on the bench:
[H]e said that historically members of the court did not engage in "this sort of chattering," especially since much of a case has already been hashed out at the appellate level. "The real question should be, 'Why the sudden change?'" he said....I wish he'd answer the "real question," then. Perhaps a complete transcript would show he did. Presumably — as the word "chattering" indicates — the answer would show disrespect to his colleagues.
IN THE COMMENTS: ricpic offers a poem:
If Breyer would stop his interminable chattering
And Ginsburg her incessant nattering
(Their excessive verbosity does so dismay)
I could think of something shattering