TOP ALITO MYTHS AND FALSEHOODS
by David Grossman, Fri Jan 06, 2006 at 03:37:23 PM EST
Hearings for Samuel Alito will begin this coming Monday. In anticipation, we just issued a report de-bunking the top six myths and falsehoods that have been advanced by right-wing supporters of Alito.
Top Alito myths and falsehoods
#1: Alito's opinion in Farmer case is evidence that he would vote to uphold Roe
#2: Alito's recusal pledge covered only a limited time frame
#3: Alito is a "strict constructionist"
#4: Alito's 1985 criticism of Roe mirrors legal scholars' opinion that the decision was right but incorrectly reasoned
#5: Alito's 1985 job application does not represent his "personal views"
#6: The "Ginsburg precedent" should apply to the Democrats' handling of Alito
Read the full report over at Media Matters.
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