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    :: Friday, August 19, 2005 ::
    The August 15 print edition of Human Events has arrived, and its theme appears to be Bad Stuff About Roberts. I blog this because I've been sunny about Roberts so far, and because I am haunted by the memories of the backflips I did when Justices Kennedy and Souter were going through their confirmation hearings. I feel I need to put a little pessimism on the record.

    1. To the Romer moot-courting, add some for Playboy.

    2. Did the Reagan Justice Department ignore Sandra Day O'Connor's pro-abortion voting record as an Arizona legislator? Roberts advised on the spin.

    3. Still feeling good because of all those "conservative" things the nominee has been caught saying over the years? Ann Coulter has done some research and dug up some equally "encouraging" quotes by David Souter when he was AG of NH.

    (Otoh, make what you will out of the grab-bag of old memos supplied by Bloomberg News here.)

    Have a nice weekend. And remember -- for all you know, this post may be part of a plot by Karl Rove to divide and demoralize the Left.

    :: David M. Wagner 3:38 PM [+] ::

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