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b_b  ·  588 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Derek Chauvin found guilty of George Floyd’s murder

Beside the point, but the only other person I've ever come across to use the phrase "jiggery pokery" was Antonin Scalia. Exclusive company.

kleinbl00  ·  587 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Halfway to embarrassed about that. Scalia couldn't die soon enough.

My only defense is that my memory is highly contextual and that the ornate machinations necessary to make a ridiculous legal gambit into a strategy triggered whatever neuronal pathways my Scalia references dwell within.

b_b  ·  587 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Say what you want about him. He was a monster. But...he also had rhetorical flourish that is very rare among his crowd, and I respect that about him.