...that the Supreme Court is defending us from the tyranny of the majority when they rule the way we like, but they're overriding the manifest will of the people when they don’t?
This goes for liberals and conservatives, mind you. "Judicial activism" more often than not is just shorthand for "I didn't agree with the ruling," and that's cool, but be honest with yourself and come out and say it.
There will be partying in the conservative streets if some democratically-enacted laws are struck down. "Oh, Tam!" I hear, "But those are bad laws!" Exactly.