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  •  Kagan. Or, worse, Sunstein. n/t (0+ / 0-)

    “If I can't dance to it, it's not my revolution.” — Emma Goldman

    by Jyrinx on Fri Apr 09, 2010 at 01:08:46 PM PDT

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    •  I want someone hard core left who can be (1+ / 0-)
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      stealth in the nomination process but also we know will be a counterweight to the far right activism of the roberts court. This way if at least one of the conservative bloc is gone in the next few years- we have a chance to fundamentally reshape the s.ct.

      •  I just want to point out... (0+ / 0-)

        ...that person won't have sufficient "street cred" for liberals to be happy about.

        Let's face it: too heavy a paper trail and the GOP has a field day. Too light a paper trail and the GOP has a field day on a different field, and our fellow liberals will complain "we don't know enough about (fill in the blank) to be sure you aren't pimping a stealth moderate!!"

        "Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will." -- Frederick Douglass

        by Egalitare on Fri Apr 09, 2010 at 02:43:03 PM PDT

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