[lit-ideas] Re: (K)ant Kills Creativity

  • From: Paul Stone <pastone@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2009 12:27:12 -0400

On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 11:33 PM, Mike Geary<atlas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> EY:
> ON the main issue of Sotomayor, it's absolutely clear that she was
> picked for who she is -- a Latina -- as much as for being qualified
> for the job. But, as John Bolton (Former US Ambassador to the UN)
> voiced on Bill Maher's show a few weeks back, (I'm paraphrasing) a
> supreme court justice's job is not to write the law, but to apply it
> and if in certain instances, you identify as a 'type' and vote as that
> 'type', then you aren't carrying out blind justice.

I must clear up that it was not Eric who wrote this above paragraph
which Mike proceeded to get apoplectic about, it was I.

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