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  •  That's how the post-Bork game is played. (3+ / 0-)
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    The umpire analogy was particularly facile, if not dishonest.
    Sure, but that's the sort of thing that judicial nominees are required to say.  That's why we call the process kabuki theater: there are rigid roles that the parties have to play.
    •  Correction - post Thomas (0+ / 0-)

      except then the kabuki resembles bad porn.

      Figures you'd bring up Bork as the start point. Very revealing.

      Both parties are beholden to their corporate sponsors. The Democratic Party deigns to throw us a few bones from the table on which to gnaw and squabble over, but it's just kabuki.

      by ozsea1 on Sun Jun 24, 2012 at 09:20:11 AM PDT

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