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Wednesday, August 17, 2005

Off Topic But Maybe Not

This from Larry Sabato, the University of Virginia political analyst, talking about John Roberts nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court.

This is a nomination, and a name, most Americans will forget a week after the confirmation vote. Think we are exaggerating? One survey has shown that only about 8 percent of Americans can name two or more Supreme Court Justices, with 63 percent unable to name a single one.

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