The battle for the court | Arkansas Blog

Monday, July 13, 2009

The battle for the court

Posted By on Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 6:25 AM

As the Sotomayor confirmation hearings begin, give a read to E.J. Dionne. He explains how the Republican noise is just a "framing" exercise to establish that a mainstream moderate like Sotomayor is the limits Republicans will accept on the court. They want to preserve the power of the increasingly activist conservative bloc, its activism embodied by its overreaching to overturn a century of precedent on corporate contributions to political campaigns.

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