the conservative majority is going to have little sympathy for lawyers who come and lie to them, or present made-up legal theories that ignore precedent.
Just because CJ Roberts did that recently doesn't make it a trend. They had no such qualms with the Gerrymandering issue...
Nine out of ten times they'll take the partisan path. Because they are partisans, appointed by partisans, confirmed by partisans.
I would expect the very same of a liberal majority.