The response to President Obama's nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court has been as predictable as the choice itself. Kagan was the frontrunner for the job since before Justice Stevens announced he was stepping down, and the Washington interest groups have been wearing their battle fatigues since...well, they never actually take them off. So within minutes of the White House ceremony, the expected flurry of e-faxes and cable blather began.
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