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The latest to play the 'Male War Against Women' game
The latest to play the 'Male War Against Women' game

Let’s see: The U.S. Supreme Court has nine justices. Six of them are men and three of them are women. The three women happen to have been appointed by Democratic presidents: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, appointed by President Clinton, and Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor, appointed by President Obama. And of the six male justices, five are moderately to solidly conservative: Anthony M. Kennedy and Antonin Scalia, appointed by Republican President Reagan, Clarence Thomas, appointed by Republican President George H.W. Bush, and Samuel A. Alito Jr. and John G. Roberts Jr., appointed by Republican President George W. Bush. That means that every time the three female justices vote as a bloc to...

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