Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Read this in the New Yorker..

I was reading a long profile about Clarence Thomas the tea party wing of the Supreme Court and I came across this quote. Real funny!

What makes Thomas’s silence even more peculiar is his behavior in the courtroom, especially in recent years. The Justices all sit in high-backed leather swivel chairs, and Thomas has set his so that he can recline so far that he appears almost to be lying down. He stares at the ceiling. He rubs his face. He does not appear to be listening. He closes his eyes and sometimes appears to be asleep. The over-all effect is rude, if not contemptuous

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