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Hypocrites On The Hill

Any one else notice that Senators who loudly claim to be opposed to torture are making Judge Alito sit through 10 minute speeches by the Judiciary Committee’s 18 members? Of course it could be that they are way ahead of me. When the opening ordeal doesn’t cause Judge Alito to confess that he plans to bring his right-wing, outside the mainstream ideological agenda to the Court it will be evidence that torture doesn’t work. Clever.

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