Judge Dred?

One of many curiosities at Friday’s debate was Furious George’s invoking of the Dred Scott case. If you were like me, your reaction was, “Huh? WTF is he talking about?” Was anyone suggesting that he might appoint pro-slavery justices?

Kynn at Atrios offers an interesting explanation. It goes back to the 2000 campaign, as so many things do these days, not the least of which is my terror that we’re about to get four (more) years of the Bushies.

More information also in Salon’s War Room.

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