Kagan documents expose manipulation of reports used in SCOTUS case.

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    I haven't had a strong opinion about Kagan and her nomination to SCOTUS before this, but this story has managed to tip the scales to me being against her. Rewriting the report of the ACOG report to reflect scientific inaccuracies and her won political views, and then passing it off as the best evidence in support of those views, should disqualify her from a seat on the nation's highest court. If she is willing to do this she does not have the moral fiber and ethics to sit in judgment of a traffic offense, and is certainly not qualified to be a justice of the Supreme Court. This is almost suborning perjury.

    Kagan’s Abortion Distortion - Shannen W. Coffin - National Review Online
     
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    This hobo could be the devil herself but regardless she is going to get confirmed.
     
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    I Googled this guy:

    General counsel to Dick Cheney? Hmmmm. That's enough right there for me to question his basic motivation. I note also that he was engaged in "disputes involving access to Executive Branch information." Want to bet which side of the courtroom he was in those kinds of disputes?

    I'm not saying what he says isn't correct - but I always want to know a bit about the person who is saying stuff in order to help me better understand the stuff they are saying, if you get my drift.
     
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    You need to flit on by and pay her a nocturnal visit . . .
     
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    Typical. They left always want to know far more about the critics of their favorites than they do about the favorites themselves.

    Too bad that the MSM didn't apply equal rigor in scrutinizing Obama prior to the 2008 election.
     
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    I know it isn't the best source, but all the documents back up the story.
     
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    I usually am the first one to get on cons who attack sources when the article or comment is critical of right wing positions. You will note that I am not necessarily being critical of this guy - merely pointing out his orientation. He's probably as sharp as a tack. Guys who get where he has been don't get there by being stupid.

    But then, there are lots or partisan politicians who are not stupid.
     
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    How .... strange.



    How often have I heard MediaMatters lambasted as a critical source when focused on rightwing darlings? Or Factcheck?
     

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