It put the likes of John Scalia, so blatantly an ideologue, so blatantly partisan, in his place. No matter what we believe, no matter our party or our politics, all Americans can agree to disagree, and all Americans are invested in preserving our democratic institutions. It's not "my way or the highway." It's what's in the best interest of the "common good" and the preservation of our heritage.
Chief Justice Roberts reminded us of what it means to live in a democracy. Rule of Law. Separation of powers. Tolerance for differences of opinions and beliefs. Simple justice.