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Robert Bork, 1927-2012

christiancon Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 11:10 AM
I know terrible wasnt it. Mary Jo Kopeckne died and the Kennedy's mourned terribly didnt they?

Judge Robert Bork has died.  Although he was best known by the public for the contentious Supreme Court hearings that resulted in his nomination to the Supreme Court being defeated -- and because the malicious lies about his views purveyed by the likes of Ted Kennedy created the term "Borking" -- he held a significant place in American public life for a long time.  

He was an antitrust scholar, a Yale Law School professor, Solicitor General, Acting Attorney General and a judge on the DC Circuit.  He was also the author of fine books including Slouching Toward...