White House Talking Points on Kagan

More

Here are several pages worth of White House-written talking points about nominee Elena Kagan. One includes bullet-pointed highlights:akagan1.pdf


A Product of a Family that Prized Education and Service to Others
Leader who Inspires the Confidence and Support of Democrats and Republicans
Regarded as One of the Nation's Leading Legal Minds
A Trailblazer throughout Her Career in Public Service and Academia
Lawyer and Scholar Who Understands the Impact of Law on Ordinary People's Lives

The other is an extended "narrative" of her life and career, playing up her "signature sense of humor," the way she brought conservatives and liberals together at Harvard, the breadth of her legal career, testimony from Republicans about her openmindedness. akagantp2.pdf

Jump to comments
Presented by

Marc Ambinder is an Atlantic contributing editor. He is also a senior contributor at Defense One, a contributing editor at GQ, and a regular contributor at The Week.

Get Today's Top Stories in Your Inbox (preview)

CrossFit Versus Yoga: Choose a Side

How a workout becomes a social identity


Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register. blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

CrossFit Versus Yoga: Choose a Side

How a workout becomes a social identity

Video

Is Technology Making Us Better Storytellers?

The minds behind House of Cards and The Moth weigh in.

Video

A Short Film That Skewers Hollywood

A studio executive concocts an animated blockbuster. Who cares about the story?

Video

In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.

Video

What Is a Sandwich?

We're overthinking sandwiches, so you don't have to.

Video

Let's Talk About Not Smoking

Why does smoking maintain its allure? James Hamblin seeks the wisdom of a cool person.

Writers

Up
Down

More in Politics

Just In