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View Diary: With Reid saying he's a no vote, Michael Boggs's federal court nomination appears to be in trouble (253 comments)

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  •  And that's it (0+ / 0-)

    You have yet another crusty old Senate tradition that cannot possibly work any more when one party decides to break the process.  Yet a crusty old Senator -- Patrick Leahy (37 years in the Senate and counting) -- uses his judiciary committee chairmanship to protect the tradition in ludicrous circumstances.  States with two Republican senators therefore get nominees even out of a Democratic president who belong in the psych ward.

    •  Don't insult the mentally ill... (0+ / 0-) comparing them to this freak.  You're confusing crazy with stupid.  This guy is clearly the latter (as Al Franken demonstrated so elegantly).  Although that doesn't excuse his disgusting attitudes.

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