The definition of 'centrist' in liberal-speak

Monday, May 14, 2001 at 1:00am

The New York Times has demanded that Senate Democrats block President George W. Bush's "judicial ideologues," who, the Times predicts, will compare unfavorably to "Clinton's centrist judicial choices."

As one Clinton "centrist" nominee said to a female prosecutor appearing in her courtroom, "Shut your f***ing mouth," another lawyer received this admonition from the centrist judge, "I don't give a s**t." That was the criminal's messiah: Judge Frederica A. Massiah-Jackson of the Philadelphia Common Pleas Court.

At one time Massiah-Jackson betrayed the identity of two undercover officers in her courtroom, announcing to the assembled criminals, "Take a good look at these guys

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