Bench Memos


I think Ted Kennedy just stole a Corner post on Miers. Difference being, none of it is true in Alito’s case–his resume speaks for itself.


WASHINGTON Senator Edward Kennedy is among the first Democrats to sharply criticize President Bush’s choice of Samuel Alito to the U-S Supreme Court.

In a statement, Kennedy calls it a “nomination based on weakness, not on strength.”…

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