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Romney Advisor Robert Bork: Civil Rights Act Is ‘Unsurpassed Ugliness,’ But Contraception and Porn Bans Are Fine

Yesterday, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) announced his presidential campaign’s “Justice Advisory Committee,” along with its co-chair Robert Bork. The Senate rejected Bork’s 1987 Supreme Court nomination in a bipartisan 58-42 vote, but Bork has since emerged as the slain martyr at the center of the conservative legal movement’s creation myth. In this sense, [...]
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Romney Legal Advisor Robert Bork: Women ‘Aren’t Discriminated Against Anymore’

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

Last August, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney announced failed Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork as the co-chair of his “Judicial Advisory Committee.” Bork’s selection was a clear sign that, if elected, Romney will appoint hard... Read Post

VP Biden Goes After Romney’s Anti-Woman Legal Advisor Robert Bork

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

In 1987, the Senate rejected Judge Robert Bork’s nomination to the Supreme Court in light of Bork’s long record of extremism. Bork once described the federal ban on whites-only lunch counters as “unsurpassed ugliness.” He claimed th... Read Post

Does Mitt Romney Agree With Advisor Robert Bork That Civil Rights Act Was “Unsurpassed Ugliness”?

US Politics / Liberal : Alan Colmes' Liberaland (3 years ago)

Former U.S. Solicitor General and one-time Supreme Court nominee has been named co-chair of Mitt Romney’s “Justice Advisory Committee”.  As such, it would be nice to know how much of Bork’s views Romney shares. Opposition To Civil R... Read Post


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