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He just said he wanted to know what Alito would do when a president goes too far. What about when a senator goes too far? Could a Justice Alito rule that, on account of excessive bloviation — not to mention the criminal use of half-glasses in order to appear scholarly — Schumer go at least twelve minutes without being allowed to talk to a reporter or appear on a television camera? Granted, such a ruling would be unconstitutional. But so satisfying. (Just to be bipartisan, Lindsey Graham ought to put a sock in it too.)

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