Skip to comments.Semi-News: Biden Says Confirmation Hearings No Longer Useful
Posted on 01/26/2006 7:14:45 AM PST by John Semmens
Senator Joe Biden (D-Del.) believes Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominees should be abandoned. Biden says the humiliation he and other Democrats suffered at the hands of Roberts and Alito have left him feeling depressed.
These judges are really smart, complained Biden. We cant fake em or shake em. Were wasting everyones time.
Biden told NBC's "Today" show hed like to see a system wherein the nominee is tied up in a sack and each senator is allowed one whack with a baseball bat. This would play to our strengths, said Biden. If the nominee survives, he gets to go on the court.
Myron Cornole of the American Civil Liberties Union called Bidens proposal intriguing, but said it will require more study before his organization can take a position.
In related news, former senator and vice-presidential candidate John Edwards (D-N.C.) called for Democrats to use whatever means necessary to block the nomination of Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court.
If Alito replaces the moderate Sandra Day O'Connor, who often proved to be the swing vote on important cases, the Supreme Court will shift dangerously to the right, said Edwards.
Edwards said he wouldnt rule out any tactic, including strapping a bomb on somebody and blowing up the Supreme Court itself if the nomination is not stopped by a senate filibuster.
We cannot allow this monster who would deny women the right to murder their own unborn children to rise to a position where he could cast the vote to overturn Roe v. Wade, said Edwards.
A Zogby poll indicated that only 23 percent of those surveyed would support bombing the Supreme Court and then only if Edwards himself were the suicide bomber.
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Myron Cornole of the American Civil Liberties Union
Ahhh a fitting name LOL
How bout we put biden and kennedy and the rest of the rats in a bag with a brick and throw them off a bridge.
At least one of the Dems realized they looked like inferior intellects. Actually they looked like dumb xxxxx.
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