Sunday, August 3, 2008

Terminal Legal Incompetence

From the Times's feature on hospitals repatriating illegal immigrants:
A few weeks later, Judge Fennelly ruled. “This Court,” he wrote, “sails on uncharted seas.” He acknowledged that his decision might provoke dissent but opined, “As Aquinas once stated, ‘The good is not the enemy of the perfect,’ ” inverting and misattributing Voltaire’s famous quote, “The perfect is the enemy of the good.”
The judgment was later declared invalid. Which is good. This shit will not stand.

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