Chief Justice Roberts say he objects to State of the Union criticism

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts criticized President Barack Obama for questioning the court's recent campaign-finance ruling during his State of the Union address. Speaking to law students, Roberts called Obama's comments "very troubling", and questioned his decision to criticize the court in a forum where the justices, while present, are required by protocol to listen impassively. "To the extent the State of the Union has degenerated into a political pep rally, I'm not sure why we're there," Roberts added.

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