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Wednesday, November 10, 2004

Breaking News . . . Surprise Choice to Replace Chief Justice Rehnquist

President Bush surprised observers with his choice to replace Chief Justice Rehnquist:

Group photo of Chief Justice Myers and the Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States

When asked to give an example of a recent Supreme Court decision with which he disagreed, the nominee replied, "One MILLION dollars punitive damages, that's cruel and unsual punishment, baby." (For the original source, see here. For other potential nominees, see here.)

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