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judge replaces presidential portrait with... an orange?

Still-life exhibit or political statement?

That’s a question on a lot of people’s minds about an orange Judge Elliot Daum is displaying on the wall of his Santa Rosa courtroom in the space once reserved for a photograph of the sitting U.S. president.

Tonight DNC Chair Debate at 10pm ET on CNN

In case you didn't know there is a DNC chair debate tonight 02/22

Presidential Historians Survey 2017


Justice David Souter On Civic Ignorance: 'That Is How Democracy Dies'

But the reason I said I think it is the most significant problem that we’ve got is that I think some of the aspects of current American government that people on both sides find frustrating are in part a function of the inability of people to understand how government can and should function.

It is a product of civic ignorance.

What I worry about is a remark that Benjamin Franklin made and Susan Leahy quoted Jefferson at the beginning about how “an ignorant people can never remain a free people."

Democracy cannot survive too much ignorance.

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