RBG – Review by MaryAnn Johanson

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rbg.PShe’s an unlikely 21st-century icon. Shy, serious, intellectual Ruth Bader Ginsberg, associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, 85 years old. She was ranked as pretty centrist, politically, during her early years on America’s highest bench. But as the Court moved sharply to the right during the Bush years, and even more so since the rise of Trump, she has become a passionate voice for liberal and progressive perspectives, often penning her own individual dissenting opinions to right-leaning Court decisions. It’s hardly surprising, then, that she has becoming a beacon of hope to those who despair at the direction the nation has been moving in. That she has become the star of her own social-media memes, where she is known with roarsome affection as Notorious RBG. Continue reading…

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