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More Dionne Confusion

In his Washington Post column today, E.J. Dionne Jr. hallucinates about the threat posed by the phantom “Constitution in Exile movement”—that “judges appointed during the right’s ascendancy [will] be able to block, frustrate and undermine the efforts of a new progressive majority.”  I recently addressed Jeffrey Rosen’s similar piece (which Dionne quotes) here, and explained here that the real threat to democratic self-government would come from Obama appointments to the Court.

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