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Archive for the 'Samuel Alito' Category

Big Media Racism

by @ Wednesday, November 2nd, 2005. Filed under Samuel Alito, Supreme Court

On Monday, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal printed an editorial questioning the nomination of Judge Alito to the Supreme Court. Not surprising ordinarily, but what is truly unbelievable is this excerpt from the editorial which addressed the issue of diversity: Another minus is that the nomination lessens the court’s diversity. O’Connor herself had expressed the desire that […]

In Defense Of Elitism

by @ Wednesday, November 2nd, 2005. Filed under Samuel Alito, Supreme Court

In today’s Washington Post, David Ignatius uses the occasion of the Alito nomination to level the charge that the Republican Party has become the party of elitists. The confirmation fight over Alito is going to be ideological, but for the moment it’s the sociology that interests me. Once upon a time, conservatives instinctively mistrusted the […]

Rewriting History

by @ Wednesday, November 2nd, 2005. Filed under Samuel Alito, Supreme Court

It may be only a week ago, but, in his column today, David Broder is already rewriting the history of the Miers nomination in a rather obvious effort to justify in advance a Democratic filibuster of the Alito nomination. The conservative screamers who shot down Miers can argue that they were fighting only for a […]

Let’s Hope He Got It Right This Time

by @ Monday, October 31st, 2005. Filed under Samuel Alito, Supreme Court

According to the Washington Post and the rest of the media, President Bush will announce the nomination of Judge Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court. President Bush today will name appeals court Judge Samuel A. Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court, according to a source close to the White House. Alito, 55, serves on the […]

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