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Is Jonah Moonlighting?

Dana Milbank reports that Antonin Scalia is trying to show a softer side as the Rehnquist opening becomes apparent. But what’s really apparent: is Jonah Goldberg pitching in on Scalia’s speechwriting?

In his talk yesterday, Scalia acknowledged a certain notoriety. He expressed amusement that he is often asked ” ‘When did you first become an originalist?’ like it’s a weird affliction that seizes people, like ‘When did you start eating human flesh?’ “…Discussing a case about the BMW painting process, he surmised that the vehicles’ coating is “baked seven times in ovens deep in the Alps by dwarves.”

Tim Graham — Tim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...

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