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The trouble with posting doggerel is, it wakes all the other doggerelists.

Mr. Derbyshire — If I might suggest a final stanza to your fine ode:

        For the rule of law, for much too long

        Has been macho demasiado;

        A wise Latina may well suggest

        It’s better off castrado.

The species doggerelistia includes of course the subspecies haikuniensis:

Derb — How can you cite odes but not haikus? I’ll offer a few to start things off.

        Latina woman

        A member of La Raza

        Lots of empathy

        Policy-making

        Is done by Courts of Appeals

        The real lawmakers

        No white males needed

        Sotomayor knows better

        Our newest Justice

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