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"There are things he’s said on the bench where if I had a baseball bat, I might have used it."

Said Justice Sonia Sotomayor. The "he" is Justice Scalia. I guess that's just one more New Yorker demonstrating how people talk in New York. The other one I'm thinking about is Donald Trump. There's hyperbole, humor, casual nonchalance about referring to physical violence. Pussy-grabbing, hitting with a baseball bat — the non-New-Yorkers gasp, but this is how they talk — right?
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