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How Could It Be Otherwise?


Over on “Bench Memos,” the Divine K-Lo posted a quotation from a story in the Boston Globe:

Bruce Fein, an attorney and former Reagan administration aide who opposes Miers’s nomination, said he thinks Miers is vulnerable to close questioning on Supreme Court cases. He predicted that it would be easy for senators to ”make a fool of Miers” by marching through constitutional cases and asking her to explain.

May I ask a naive question? How could it possibly prove otherwise?

By the time John Roberts appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee, he had studied constitutional case law and doctrine for about three decades. Harriet Miers will have studied them for about three weeks.


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