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demmiblue

(37,074 posts)
Sun Dec 11, 2011, 12:41 PM Dec 2011

Rick Perry: ‘I Don’t Have Memorized’ The Names Of All 9 Supreme Court Justices

Source:Think Progress

During a meeting with the Des Moines Register editorial board on Friday, Rick Perry asserted there were eight justices on the Supreme Court and mispronounced Sonia Sotomayor’s name.

Perry defended his error on Fox News this morning, telling host Chris Wallace that he hasn’t “memorized” the names of all nine Supreme Court justices. He went on to claim that voters “are not looking for a robot that can spit out the name of every Supreme Court justice, someone that is going to be perfect in every way.” Watch the segment:



Perry also admitted that he misspoke about the number of justices, despite his campaign’s insistence yesterday that the use of eight was intentional. As the Des Moines Register reported, the campaign claimed that Perry was referencing “a 1962 case in known as Abington School District v. Schempp where the court ruled that school-sponsored Bible reading is unconstitutional. The vote was eight to one.”


http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2011/12/11/387102/rick-perry-i-dont-have-memorized-the-names-of-all-9-supreme-court-justices/

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Rick Perry: ‘I Don’t Have Memorized’ The Names Of All 9 Supreme Court Justices (Original Post) demmiblue Dec 2011 OP
I'll bet he was reading that line of $hit off the Fox Teleprompter! sce56 Dec 2011 #1
I guarantee you he knows the names, dates of birth, spouses names, kestrel91316 Dec 2011 #2
Ha! demmiblue Dec 2011 #4
Repugs are all over the airwaves this morning... louis-t Dec 2011 #3
Don't worry! AlbertCat Dec 2011 #5
Keep on digging! Fearless Dec 2011 #6
In my Govt Class and My US 2 History class demtenjeep Dec 2011 #7
 

kestrel91316

(51,666 posts)
2. I guarantee you he knows the names, dates of birth, spouses names,
Sun Dec 11, 2011, 01:36 PM
Dec 2011

kids names, addresses, and phone numbers of all the RW justices.

 

AlbertCat

(17,505 posts)
5. Don't worry!
Sun Dec 11, 2011, 02:00 PM
Dec 2011

If we give him a month each... to memorize them one at a time, he'll have them all down by Sept! Before the election.

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