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  •  The parties to the suit are smart enough to know (4+ / 0-)

    ...that no court will touch this. As much as I wish there was judicial oversight of Congressional operations, I would be downright stunned to see this move forward.

    "Mitt Romney isn't a vulture capitalist: vultures only eat things that are dead." -S. Colbert

    by newinfluence on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 03:59:47 PM PST

    •  which is why sanctions against the (4+ / 0-)

      lawyers that filed the complaint wouldn't be inappropriate.

      its hard to imagine they filed it in good faith.

      •  I wondered about that... (0+ / 0-)

        ...but I haven't yet read enough to know if there's anything sanctionable, so I left it out of my comment. It was the first thing that came to mind when I read this, though. I'll be interested to see if there's a novel approach beyond the third-party argument I've heard a couple of House members make on radio shows or if this is just a media grab.

        "Mitt Romney isn't a vulture capitalist: vultures only eat things that are dead." -S. Colbert

        by newinfluence on Tue Dec 11, 2012 at 02:01:57 AM PST

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