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    Robert Bork Dies at 85

    I recall that buffoon Senator from Alabama, Howell Heflin, asking him, Bork, about his beard during the SC confirmation hearings. He also asked Bork if he was an atheist. Two questions that would never be asked on an application for 7-11. That Lion (Lush) of the Senate, Ted Kennedy also berated Bork minutes after his nomination became known.

    Flashback: Ted Kennedy 'Borking' Bork (1987) - YouTube

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    I will forever be grateful that the nation's biggest supporter of warantless seizure never made it to the Supreme Court.

    The nominee should have been Pozner.
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    Re: Robert Bork Dies at 85

    How about a moment of respectful silence--or at least allowing the body to cool before criticizing?

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    Re: Robert Bork Dies at 85

    The only reason anyone cares about Bork is that he was a divisive nominee for the Supreme Court. To talk about his record and express disagreement with it is perfectly reasonable imo. If you step into the public light, you should expect criticism of your record. Einzige did not engage in ad homs, which I agree would be off base in an obit, much like the lush comments about Kennedy, immediately after his death.
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    Re: Robert Bork Dies at 85

    I'm pretty sure I read his book back then. Never did like the guy.

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    Re: Robert Bork Dies at 85

    Quote Originally Posted by ChuckBerry View Post
    The only reason anyone cares about Bork is that he was a divisive nominee for the Supreme Court. To talk about his record and express disagreement with it is perfectly reasonable imo. If you step into the public light, you should expect criticism of your record. Einzige did not engage in ad homs, which I agree would be off base in an obit, much like the lush comments about Kennedy, immediately after his death.
    Kennedy was a lush. He only ran his car off a bridge into a river allowing a woman to die because he was a lush coward.

    Apparently Kennedy thought this namesake (and an attempt to hide the fact he was a lush) was more more important than a human life...

    People can disagree with ones politics all they like but what Kennedy did was cowardice. The report of the incident made it quite clear Teddy Boy didn't even try to save that woman (Mary Jo Kopechne).

    With that said, "Teddy Boy" gets what he deserves... He was nothing more than an elitist punk who road his brothers (and father) coattails into a position of power via namesake.

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    I love that a disagreement on policy with Bork has turned into personal attacks on Kennedy. So pathetic (and I'm not even a fan of Teddy).
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    IMO, whether you favored Bork for SCOTUS or not, the way he was treated was most disgraceful.

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    Re: Robert Bork Dies at 85

    Quote Originally Posted by Goshin View Post
    IMO, whether you favored Bork for SCOTUS or not, the way he was treated was most disgraceful.
    Indeed it was.

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    Re: Robert Bork Dies at 85

    Quote Originally Posted by Einzige View Post
    I will forever be grateful that the nation's biggest supporter of warantless seizure never made it to the Supreme Court.

    He opposed the Supreme Court's one man, one vote decision on legislative apportionment.

    He wrote an article opposing the 1964 civil rights law that required hotels, restaurants and other businesses to serve people of all races.

    He opposed a 1965 Supreme Court decision that struck down a state law banning contraceptives for married couples. There is no right to privacy in the Constitution, Bork said.

    And he opposed Supreme Court decisions on gender equality, too.

    link...


    Yeah, we dodged a regressive bullet on that one getting into the SCOTUS.
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