Lexington Herald-Leader editorial: Stivers out to turn chief justice into judge shopper for governor, legislature.

Let’s assume — for argument’s sake — that Senate Bill 2 has nothing to do with the grudge held by some prominent Kentucky Republicans against a certain Franklin Circuit judge.

Let’s pretend that Senate President Robert Stivers’ sole motive for sponsoring SB 2 is to strengthen Kentuckians’ trust in the courts by creating a more level playing field for lawsuits involving state government.

It’s still a stinkeroo.

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