In a world where the President of the United States doesn’t have to actually do anything to win a Nobel Peace Prize, it’s not surprising that a person with ZERO judicial experience can be nominated by said president to the U.S. Supreme Court and actually get seated. Congratulations, America. You wanted hope and change – you got it.
Three separate branches of government each intended to be a check and balance on the other two. The lines are becoming more and more blurred.