Is this textualism?

President Ronald Reagan with the future Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas in 1986. By Ronald Reagan Presidential Library —, Public Domain,

Clarence Thomas reveals his hypocrisy

Clarence Thomas prides himself on his adherence to the original text of the Constitution. Called “textualism,” the idea is that courts must rely on what the Constitution specifically says. Where it is silent, the Court cannot superimpose its opinion.

In Lewis v. Casey Thomas wrote

“It is a bedrock principle of…