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How did Jeffrey Toobin keep up the “train wreck” echo chamber?
“There are two ways to explain the early onset of liberal panic over last week’s health care hearings at the Supreme Court. In the first, Solicitor General Don Verrilli turned in an unexpectedly weak performance during last Tuesday’s oral arguments, flubbing tough questions from the court’s skeptical swing votes. In the second, New Yorker writer and CNN legal correspondent Jeffrey Toobin got on television and scared the hell out of all of us.”
- Simon van Zuylen-Wood, Jeffrey Toobin’s Big Week
Photo courtesy of The Charlie Rose Show

thenewrepublic:

How did Jeffrey Toobin keep up the “train wreck” echo chamber?

“There are two ways to explain the early onset of liberal panic over last week’s health care hearings at the Supreme Court. In the first, Solicitor General Don Verrilli turned in an unexpectedly weak performance during last Tuesday’s oral arguments, flubbing tough questions from the court’s skeptical swing votes. In the second, New Yorker writer and CNN legal correspondent Jeffrey Toobin got on television and scared the hell out of all of us.”

- Simon van Zuylen-Wood, Jeffrey Toobin’s Big Week

Photo courtesy of The Charlie Rose Show

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    was thinking that myself as I saw and heard him on show after show after show last week ~ with very little counterpoint...
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    An interesting example of how one line can greatly influence the overall discussion. It’s of note that Toobin’s analysis...
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