"Why have you never chosen to work in the private or nonprofit sectors or to represent individual clients, an experience shared by the majority of the lawyers who will come before you?" -- Now that's a question I'd ask Samuel Alito, thanks Scott Turow! The NYTimes asked 6 legal types to pose 30 rhetorical questions to the nominee, who seems to be holding his own through the second day of questioning. I fully expect the guy to get confirmed -- I second Walter Shapiro's opinion that the Democrats' supposedly tough, probing questions "could have been dodged by a tree sloth." Ouch.

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