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Deputy Attorney General Nominee David W. Ogden


This memo from Fidelis persuasively makes the case that David W. Ogden, President Obama’s nominee to be Deputy Attorney General, is (like other top DOJ picks) hard-Left on a broad array of culture-war issues—for example, obscenity and pornography, abortion, homosexuality, and racial preferences—and in favor of the judiciary’s role in imposing the Left’s agenda on those issues.  That’s no surprise to those of us who weren’t bamboozled by Obama’s sweet-sounding post-partisan rhetoric.  But given how many Americans evidently were bamboozled, it would be good for Republican senators, at a minimum, to make clear how far out of the mainstream Ogden and other DOJ nominees are.

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