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A Fresh Perspective

May 28, 2009

Fuck deep knowledge of the law. Fuck respect for precedent. Fuck empathy. Here’s a guy with different life experiences, who has made different life choices than the average establishment judicial nominee. This guy might just be punk rock enough to shake up the Supreme Court and make it interesting.

I nominate Mark Borchardt, subject of the great documentary, American Movie to the Supreme Court.

Here is Borchardt lashing out against the soulless emptiness of one of our finest American traditions: Toil:

I’d be interested to see how he would answer questions about these comments in confirmation hearings

[There’s some additional thoughts on the law and the court over at my place with a couple of questions in the post and comments for any constitutional law scholars out there.]

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  1. May 28, 2009 4:42 PM

    I like the clip of him in the drive-thru explaining why he didn’t patronize Burger King until they switched from Pepsi to Coke. When you start to think about it, legal enthusiasts and jurists are a lot like brown soft drinks. They might taste a little different, but they’re all the same shade of brown.

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