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Rory Reid is just Rory

From Wonkette: Rory Reid is running for governor of Nevada. He’s also Harry Reid’s son. Of course, that is a sticky association, what with all the resentment against the national Democratic party. So what is Rory Reid’s solution? His website rory2010.com is conspicuously shy about mentioning his last name. The site content consistently refers to him as just Rory. Like some kind of cartoon character. Check it out. It’s weird.

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A good point about filibustering Supreme Court nominees

If republicans decide to filibuster Obama’s next Supreme Court nominee, Obama won’t have a lot of room to shame them. Because they have a point about this:

"It didn't go without being noticed that only two of the elected officials in the room had never filibustered a Supreme Court nominee," says one Republican Senate aide. Those two, of course, were McConnell and Sessions. So at the moment, the only lawmakers who are being criticized for even being open to the possibility of a filibuster are the ones who have never, in fact, taken part in one. "It's kind of challenging for Democrats now to make the case that Republicans ought to be helpful and speed things up when they not only tried to slow Alito down but voted against cloture," says the Senate aide.

Via Instapundit

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