On Sunday The Washington Examiner printed an artifice that said Clarence Thomas was considering retirement.
My initial view was that it as an attempt by "some people" to use the Supreme Court as a vehicle to scare up more support for Donald Trump, who's constantly being attacked by his own party.
Today, The Hill reported that Clarence's wife, Ginni, spoke up on Facebook and denounced the rumor as complete hogwash:
“For all those contacting me about the possibility of my husband retiring, I say --- unsubscribe from those false news sources and carry on with your busy lives.”
The Examiner reported Sunday that Thomas is “mulling retirement after the presidential election.”
The report, which cited anonymous sources, said the President George H. W. Bush appointee "has been considering retirement for awhile and never planned to stay until he died."
“It is bogus,” Ginni Thomas wrote in all capital letters on her post before calling out the reporter by name. “Paul Bedard needs to find a phone in his life and unnamed sources are worth as much as their transparency is.”
She called the report "disgusting click bait by desperate people who want clicks"