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Tuesday, July 19, 2005

JOHN ROBERTS: Jeff Toobin just told NBC's Brian Williams that only three Democrats (Kennedy, Schumer, Durbin) opposed John Roberts' elevation to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals less than two years ago. Nominees for the D.C. appellate court invariably get extra scrutiny because of that court's special status. If Roberts was qualified for that post 20 months ago, could any of the Senate Democrats who voted for him turn around and vote against him for the Supreme Court? Not with anything remotely approaching intellectual integrity. But...