Schumer Was Duped? Say It Ain’t So!

First he was duped into voting for Operation Iraqi Freedom, now this

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts and Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito "duped" the U.S. Senate into confirming them, a top Democratic lawmaker charged on Friday, days after a key Republican questioned if they had lived up to their promises.

Sen. Charles Schumer of New York, a member of the Judiciary Committee that held hearings on the two, said they staked out moderate positions in congressional testimony but became part of a conservative bloc that issued restrictive rulings on issues from free speech to civil rights.

Schumer, in a speech to the American Constitution Society, talked about the confirmation of Roberts and Alito in 2005 and 2006, respectively.

"Were we duped?" he asked.

"Were we too easily impressed by the charm of nominee Roberts and the erudition of nominee Alito?" Schumer asked. "Did we mistakenly vote our hopes when our fears were more than justified by the ultraconservative records of these two men?"

"Yes," he said.

I think someone just wants to see his name in the papers.

Read more at Michelle M’s.

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One Response to “Schumer Was Duped? Say It Ain’t So!”

  1. darthcrUSAderworldtour2007 says:

    NY Defeatocrat Senaturd Up Chuck Schlummer was identified by Mark Twain years ago when he said “The French are governed by prostitutes.” Today, WE THE PEOPLE are governed by the three p’s: pimps, prostitutes and power!

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