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"You Can See It's Not Selling Very Well."

You’ve got to feel for the solicitor general, Donald Verrilli — first he had to argue the Obamacare case before the Supreme Court, and yesterday the Arizona S.B. 1070 case. The headline quote comes from Justice Sotomayor, who didn’t seem to buy the administration’s argument any more than the more conservative justices. After quoting a particularly meaningless reply to a justice by Verrilli, Hindraker at Powerline added, “that answer was incoherent, obviously, but not because Verrilli is a fool; rather, because the Obama administration’s position is indefensible.
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LISTEN: Highlights From The Heated Discussion Over Obamacare At The Supreme Court

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (3 years ago)

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Politics / US Politics : Swampland (3 years ago)

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