Keep in mind that the legal standard for recusal (applicable to every American judge outside of the unappealavle top nine) is an APPEARANCE of impropriety or conflict of interest. From today’s New York Times:
Justice Thomas has paid lip service to this ideal. “I think the media makes it sound as though you are just always going right to your personal preference,” he said in a speech last year. “That’s a problem. You’re going to jeopardize any faith in the legal institutions.”
Ginni and Clarence Thomas Have Done Enough Damage https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/25/opinion/ginni-clarence-thomas-trump.html?unlocked_article_code=AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACEIPuonUktbfqYhkS1UZBibSRdkhrxqAwvfOxro9w3T6JTKYTz1PivgVBI2J4ALRf7dmf50zwzGfDpdnAYMYecZTnKVZLlA_DE6huIeFk5AIZC5s-N3rB28_mp-RVut9rDG7YCywdbgugeDh4huMbmToWqfV1GYzZ1ow-esTflCs330PxqnHA7Q1joE4haF9c8g8ETQQZyCKvO3qCQF-P7iFZhLd7Ao0U4JJSG2Z3I7cu_9bLlIkWR-RR2h_4G089NpaJNocWa70JBQlc8L86q4DvsvRYyAg8AArys0pj1V5YQ
Extremists will be extremists, especially if they believe the entire world is against them and they have to fight by any means necessary, as these right-wing, USA! USA!!! chanting motherfuckers here always do, in their divine struggle.