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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-26-06 07:52 PM
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Group's attack on wiretap judge clearly selective
Our view: Judicial Watch cries conflict of interest, but conservative organization was mum about Cheney-Scalia duck hunt
Tucson, Arizona | Published: 08.26.2006

... In a classic case of selective outrage, the organization accuses the judge of having a potential conflict of interest ... Judicial Watch did not go so far as to say that the judge should have disqualified herself ...

A few years ago, Judicial Watch and the Sierra Club brought suit against Vice President Dick Cheney to force him to reveal the names of those who met with his energy task force ... Three weeks after the high court agreed to hear the case, Justice Scalia and Cheney went on a duck-hunting vacation together ... Judicial Watch .. should have been outraged (since it is apparently very concerned with potential conflicts of interest) ...

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