No. I'm pretty sure there isn't a movement to force Scalia out. But if the right had an ounce of integrity, they would quietly engineer a step-down.
He’s a fine public speaker and teacher. He’d be a heck of a columnist and blogger. But he really seems to aspire to being a politician — and that’s the problem.
So often, Scalia has chosen to ignore the obligation of a Supreme Court justice to be, and appear to be, impartial. He’s turned “judicial restraint” into an oxymoronic phrase. But what he did this week, when the court announced its decision on the Arizona immigration law, should be the end of the line.
Not content with issuing a fiery written dissent, Scalia offered a bench statement questioning President Obama’s decision to allow some immigrants who were brought to the United States illegally as children to stay. Obama’s move had nothing to do with the case in question. Scalia just wanted you to know where he stood. ...EJ Dionne, WaPo
In a separate decision, the Washington Post editorial board concurs with EJ Dionne, calling the Court's partisanship a "discredit to the Court," and asserting that Scalia's outbursts "endanger not only his jurisprudential legacy but the legitimacy of the high court."