John Yoo Warns Against “Results-Oriented” Sotomayor

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John Yoo, the former Justice Department official who helped craft the legal rationales for the Bush Administration’s “enhanced interrogation” regime, has come out strongly against Sonia Sotomayor — on the grounds that she could decide cases on the basis of outcomes rather than the law:

Conservatives should defend the Supreme Court as a place where cases are decided by a faithful application of the Constitution, not personal politics, backgrounds, and feelings. Republican senators will have to conduct thorough questioning in the confirmation hearings to make sure that she will not be a results-oriented voter, voting her emotions and politics rather than the law.

In other breaking news, John Yoo has absolutely no sense of self-awareness.

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