Republicans to walk out of Kagan hearing?

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    Hmm...
    GOP may boycott Kagan hearings - Manu Raju - POLITICO.com

    Via Hot Air...
    Hot Air Republicans to boycott Kagan hearing?; Update: Video added

    Yeah I gotta agree. It would be political theatre but maybe that's just what the Kagan hearing needs. The media (mainstream) has dropped the ball on coverage. We need as much information as possible since she has no record at all as a judge. Too much theatre can be a bad thing though. For example, I'm not sure if even Kagan deserves the Bork treatment... even if she does:

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWibqh0De50]YouTube - Kagan on Bork[/ame]

    Final Countdown to Kagan Hearings Begins &#8230; With More Bork The Washington Independent

    Kagan Praises Bork. Bork, Won't Return the Favor - Political Punch

    Ted Kennedy style slander and lie's make one heck of a model. :razz:

    Not sure if the Republicans will "walk out" of the hearing or not but I'm positive there will be no "Borking" of Kagan. No one deserves that.
     
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    I hope the rebutlickens do boycott.
     
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    It would just be a kabuki dance for the cameras. Can't say if it would make the Dims any more forthcoming. Likely not. But at least it would give both sides a chance to throw a little red meat to the base. (always fun) :)
     
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    Update:

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UeFyM2eGShs]YouTube - Sessions Reprimands White House for Misleading Statements on Kagan's Harvard Controversy[/ame]

    In which we learn that Larry Summers (past pres. of Harvard), now Obama's chief economic advisor, approved of military recruiters on campus over the objection of Kagan. Heh!

     
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    Fucking stupid, she appears to be qualified and fair minded. I'm sick of the partisan fights
     
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    She's a likely Conservative, definitely not a Liberal, definitely qualified and intelligent as well. And the Republicans are still not happy. Go figure.

    The court is going to swing more to the right if she's put in anyway.
     
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    I hate both conservatives and liberals, democrats and republicans politicians who pull bullshit grandstanding like this.

    FUCK THEM ALL!
     
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    I really don't think that is true. I believe she is truly able to look at an issue and you know judge it on its merits not on is it left or right. I applaud Obama for this nomination, and condemn the Republicans for holding it up, Just nominate her and get on with the business of fixing this country.
     
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    Appearances can be deceiving. Wouldn't you want the person that is going to be appointed a lifetime position to be completely vetted? I bet you believe everything Obama says!
     
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    You obviously know that isn't true, and I dismiss you as being as stupid on the right as Sangha is on the left. Of course we've already been over t his so it should come as no surprise to you.
     

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