Open Thread: Mukasey Confirmed

Mukasey Confirmed 53-40. : Schumer does "the stump!"

Schumer: "When Judge Mukasey came before the Senate judiciary committee last month he refused to state waterboarding as torture. That was unsatisfactory, that was wrong. That will be a blemish on judge Mukasey's distinguished career for as long as he lives. But he has made it clear that if Congress passed further legislation in this area, the President would have no legal authority to ignore it...

Thanks Chucky for clearing that up for us...

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