Roger L. Simon

Robert's Rules of.... Order?

A Dana Milbank column on the first day of the Roberts confirmation hearing had two amusing short graphs. First…

Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) made 49 first-person references in a 10-minute statement that was, ostensibly, not about himself.

Roberts’ own speech lasted only seven minutes by the way (for this alone he should be confirmed). Meanwhile…

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter (R-Pa.), opening the hearing, called the confirmation “perhaps the biggest challenge of the decade.”

And I thought it was the 1998 Grammys. [He’s trying to get in the Guinness Book of World Records for hyperbole.-ed. I think he’s going to make it.]