July 13, 2009

Profiles in No

The Grand Old Obstructionist Party stays true to form, spending time calculating just how many "no"s they need to a) piss on the Demoncraps b) not piss off the Hispanic voters and c) keep Rush and his legion of mental and moral midgets happy and off their backs.

Opponents of Judge Sotomayor's nomination to the Supreme Court suggested they would consider it a victory if more than half of the Senate's 40 Republicans voted against her in this week's confirmation hearing, as the GOP grapples with how aggressively to challenge the nominee. Many

Republicans said they viewed 23 "no" votes as a benchmark, because that would be one more than Chief Justice John Roberts received in 2005 and would reflect a significant protest vote.