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  •  What's the current count for this guy nom? (2+ / 0-)
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    Mayfly, Piren

    Are any Repukes going to vote to confirm him? Or will this be a self-inflicted wound for Democrats?

    GOP 2014 strategy -- Hire clowns, elephants, and a ringmaster and say "a media circus" has emerged and blame Democrats for lack of progress. Have pundits agree that "both sides are to blame" and hope the public will stay home on election day.

    by ontheleftcoast on Thu Jun 05, 2014 at 11:56:54 AM PDT

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    •  I'm sure that all the GOPers will (6+ / 0-)

      vote for him.  After all, he really is one of them.

      Dick Cheney was completely wrong about Iraq, and we are still struggling with the aftermath of what Dick Cheney and his crew thought was the right policy: To go in and start a war of choice for the wrong reasons. -- John Kerry

      by Its the Supreme Court Stupid on Thu Jun 05, 2014 at 12:00:32 PM PDT

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    •  Reid or Durbin will kill this nomination (2+ / 0-)
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      Piren, aratinga

      even if it gets out of committee.  It's their say whether anything gets to the floor or not, and Reid is dead set against this clown.

      “When it comes to this, I shall prefer emigrating to some country where they make no pretense of loving liberty—to Russia, for instance, where despotism can be taken pure and without the base alloy of hypocrisy.” —Abraham Lincoln

      by Pragmatus on Thu Jun 05, 2014 at 04:59:45 PM PDT

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