Category Archives: Sotomayor hearings

Zero-Sum Republicans

A zero-sum game is one in which any player’s win is another player’s loss. If two people each have fifty marbles, the total number of marbles in the game can never exceed 100. If one player wins a marble, the … Continue reading

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The Sessions Session

Senator Jeff Sessions is a fossil. Unfortunately, the Senate has become his museum. When Reagan nominated Sessions to the federal bench twenty-three years ago, he was rejected for being “grossly insensitive” on racial issues. Now, he sits on that same … Continue reading

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How Stupid is Glenn Beck?

This stupid: The first day of any SCOTUS nominee hearing is always taken up with senators’ speeches. The only polite explanation I can imagine for the sheer ignorance on display here is that he’s never actually watched a Senate confirmation … Continue reading

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