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  •  How is he a cipher. This case plays right into (0+ / 0-)

    his own reasoning in Roemer.  Its a slam dunk.  The only possible fly in the ointment is the backlash after SCOTUS on the 2012 election and the call for a constitional convention to consider all manner of right wing idiocy.

    •  There are all sorts of ways to (0+ / 0-)

      distinguish the Prop 8 from the initiative at issue in Romer.  All sorts of ways for Kennedy to wiggle out and find ways to deny the existence of the animus that was central to his opinion in Romer.

      Mind you, I think Kennedy is likely to uphold; I really do.  But it is far from a slam dunk.

      "Put your big-girl panties on and deal with it." -- Stolen from homogenius, who in turn stole it from a coffee mug.

      by Mother of Zeus on Wed Aug 04, 2010 at 07:58:46 PM PDT

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