Originally Posted by Direckshun
Here's the choice SCOTUS will have to make:
Exercise an absurdly strict definition of "recess" and make appointments of 1,400 government officials nigh unworkable if a Senate minority says so.
Exercise a reasonable interpretation of "recess" and allow the President to occasionally fill positions in the face of Congressional obstinance.
Just remember, this will apply when a Republican is in office too.