The Clarence Thomas Effect
The notoriously quiet Supreme Court justice has had a far-reaching influence on the personnel of the Trump administration, which may be his most lasting legacy.
"Each year, [Justice] Thomas takes his clerks on a field trip to the site of the deadliest battle in the Civil War. 'I want them to go to Gettysburg and to think about … the price that was paid for this country to exist,' he said in an interview"
look at Clarence Thomas, his former clerks, and his growing influence beyond the high court
"Thomas’s vast network, more than that of any other justice, has defined President Donald Trump’s administration and the federal judiciary Trump has built."
David A. Graham
Clarence Thomas's slow, inexorable conquest