Wednesday, April 06, 2005

Speaking of Intimidation...

I'm sure you've heard about this nut of a Republican Senator -- oh, sorry, redundant -- who "suggested that a slow build-up of outrage against activist judges may be the root cause of the recent rash of murders and assaults against members of the judiciary around the country." Yes, that's right, Senator Cornyn seems to be condoning violence against members of the judiciary. As the New York Times says today: "It was appalling when the House majority leader threatened political retribution against judges who did not toe his extremist political line. But when a second important Republican stands up and excuses murderous violence against judges as an understandable reaction to their decisions, then it is time to get really scared."

More here and here.


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