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“Torture Guy” Is Back


The L.A. Times makes the case against Gonzales for SCOTUS. It’s a very different argument than what you’ll see around NRO. The Times: “This editorial page does not want to see retiring Justice Sandra Day O’Connor replaced by a justice eager to overturn Roe vs. Wade. But that doesn’t mean settling for a nominee who as counsel to the president advised him that it was permissible to disregard core constitutional values and international norms.”

Here’s our editorial on AG for SCOTUS.


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