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Same Song Says So Much


Ted Kennedy, right after Bork was Borked in 1987: ”If we receive a nominee who thinks like Judge Bork, who acts like Judge Bork, who opposes civil rights and civil liberties like Judge Bork, he will be rejected like Judge Bork, just like that,” Senator Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts said on the Senate floor.

And 18 yeard later he remains in the same seat, singing the same tune for another SCOTUS opening today.


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