Promises, Promises

Schumer's blustering for the cameras about a filibuster is an empty threat, as I explained here --and nothing has changed, I don't think. But I wish they would try.

Here's a transcript of the opening session. Scroll past the Senatorial palaver to Alito's nice opening statement (except for the discordant note about his judicial mentor not having any grand theories of law, which makes me think: Great. Another "Conservative" legal postivist.)