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Are Republicans Holding Up An Obama Nominee Because He Criticized The Minutemen?

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posted on Sep, 17 2009 @ 03:47 PM
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Are Republicans Holding Up An Obama Nominee Because He Criticized The Minutemen?


washingtonindependent.com

On March 13, President Obama nominated Maryland civil rights lawyer Thomas J. Perez for the post of Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Rights Division of Department of Justice. Six months later, Perez — currently Secretary of the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation — is being held up by Republican holds. Adam Serwer has the backstory, and has passed on one of the reasons the Republican minority is holding up Perez.
In his questionnaire for the nominee, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), the ranking member of the Judiciary Committee, accused Perez of being unduly critical
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[edit on 17-9-2009 by Sestias]

[edit on 17-9-2009 by Sestias]




posted on Sep, 17 2009 @ 03:47 PM
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Is there a double standard here?

The Republicans seem to call Democrats--especially the president--every sort of name, from Nazis to eugenicists to plotters to kill the elderly, to liars, to Stalinists, to Marxist communists, to saboteurs, to Un-American, to traitors, to foreign-born pretenders to citizenship, and the list goes on and on.

But this guy uses the word "xenophobe" and they hold up his appointment?

washingtonindependent.com


(visit the link for the full news article)



[edit on 17-9-2009 by Sestias]



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