Judge Alito lied in his testimony


Published: Friday, January 27, 2006 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, January 26, 2006 at 11:22 p.m.
Judge Samuel Alito should not be confirmed to join the Supreme Court because he lied to the Senate Judiciary Committee about his membership in a Princeton Club that advocated a return to the "good old days" when Princeton was all male and all white.
He bragged about his membership in that club on an application for a position in the Reagan White House in 1985. Under oath, he claims that he knows nothing about that club today or his membership in it. He is either too absent-minded, too stupid or too deceitful to serve on the highest court in the land.
Tom Cook, Gainesville

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