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Response to MADem (Reply #9)

Wed Feb 17, 2016, 10:58 PM

10. He was the senior member of the court, having served nearly 30 years and Obama doesn't need to speak

And if the President is trying to draw some sort of distinction, why would he say the things about Scalia he said publicly and why would he attend the wake at the Court. He simply steps on his own message by not sucking it up and attending the funeral without giving a good explanation.

Clinton and Gore attended Thurgood Marshall's funeral and only Gore spoke.

It's a lost opportunity to back up the President's criticism of hyper partisanship with action (and if folks at the funeral misbehave or disrespect the President, it also advances the President's argument against the repubs.

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