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The only “gobbledegook” I’ve spotted is John Roberts

Just in case anybody’s as passionately interested as I am in the Gill v Whitford gerrymandering case before the Supreme Court, I just spotted this fairly gratifying subtlety on SCOTUSBlog: For The Washington Post, Robert Barnes reports that Chief Justice … Continue reading

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Gerrymandering: Ah, the tiny facts we cling to

From 538 Significant Digits: 10 Kennedy interruptions Justice Anthony Kennedy, considered the likely swing vote on a case about extreme partisan gerrymandering, asked 5 questions and made 5 statements to the Wisconsin attorneys and 0 of either to Democrats who … Continue reading

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John Roberts’ delusion about his Supreme Court

I am wiggling around today, on pins and needles. Today was the oral argument in Gill v Whitford, the huge Wisconsin gerrymandering case before the Supreme Court. A number of people have written that SCOTUS’s decision might be the biggest … Continue reading

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