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When it comes to the Supreme Court, we should 'proceed with deliberate purpose'

When it comes to the Supreme Court, we should 'proceed with deliberate purpose'

Unless hell freezes over, the name Gorsuch will soon grace more than street signs near Baltimore City College. A man named Neil Gorsuch will be the next person elevated to one of the most lofty positions in the land, that of justice of the United States Supreme Court.

As Republican leaders in Congress vow that Mr. Gorsuch will be confirmed "one way or another," we are witnessing a process in the U.S. Senate that is anything but noble. It is politics most raw, the kind that equally confounds and repulses those with weak stomachs or little experience with governance as reality TV.

Of course, the man being made supreme is a veritable unknown outside the most elite legal...

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