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Tuesday, January 24, 2006

Bush: Alito a "Smart Judge"

President Bush was in Manhattan, Kansas on Monday where he gave a speech to a group of students and soldiers at Kansas State University. Enjoy some classic "Dubya" as the President offers some commentary on Judge Samuel Alito.

"We've got legislators to write law. The judges are to interpret law. ... He is a very, very smart, capable man. When you talk to Sam Alito you think, 'smart judge.' He's written a lot of opinions, his judicial philosophy is clear and his judicial temperament is sound. That's why the American Bar Association" voted unanimously for him."

[Emphasis added.]

UPDATE: Here's the text of the President's Kansas State speech. Based on all the laugh lines in the speech, the President appears to be in good spirits.

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