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Bow Before ‘The Climate of the Age’

In the latest of a vacuous series of commentaries called “Katie Couric’s Notebook,” the CBS anchor embraces the liberal notion that the Supreme Court “evolves” and brings lovable firsts to our society, like Sonia Sotomayor:

The Court is constant but it is not static. It evolves and continues to bring those “firsts” that indicate – as one law professor so eloquently stated – even “if it’s not in touch with the weather of the day, it’s in touch with the climate of the age.”

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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