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I Hear You Roar


Okay, I see your point too, and you are probably right about the escalation of the “pick a woman” pressure, especially since the death of Chief Justice Rehnquist. But we appear to be in total agreement that what Martin Frost said is ridiculous. And by caving, or even only seeming to cave, to this pressure, the president missed an opportunity in yet another way–for resisting the pressure would have had its own rewards politically, quite apart from the future of the Court.


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