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Supreme Courtship What a strange book, but somehow entirely in keeping with Buckley s oevre the first half of the book Brilliant Scathing and funny, unique and fun The second half Disjointed heap of fail A collapse of Greg Norman like proportions The idea driving the concept of the book is sound what if a President, annoyed with the whole Supreme Court nomination process, nominated someone who wasn t supposed to win Who would that person be and what would happen if they, quite obviously, won This is a g What a strange book, but somehow entirely in keeping with Buckley s oevre the first half of the book Brilliant Scathing and funny, unique and fun The second half Disjointed heap of fail A collapse of Greg Norman like proportions The idea driving the concept of the book is sound what if a President, annoyed with the whole Supreme Court nomination process, nominated someone who wasn t supposed to win Who would that person be and what would happen if they, quite obviously, won This is a great premise and Buckley executes it deftly and with signature wit Butthen there s 200pages The concept driving that makes sense too once you ve elected the unelectable, where do you go from there What happens when they start formulating opinions and ruling on things But here the execution is lacking Buckley takes Pepper Judge Judy Cartwright and eviscerates her, stealing everything that makes her likable, dropping her into a frankly ludicrous romance that serves exactly zero Another very entertaining skewering of contemporary politics from Buckley, this one tackles the Supreme Court The president, stung by the rejection of two eminently qualified jurists nominates a judge judy type character, the Texan Pepper Cartwright She turns out to be unexpectedly popularand near bullet proof in the confirmation hearings A modest sampling of this silliness Hanratty of Massachusetts had tried to nail Pepper for her atheism, to which Pepper had calmly replied, Well, Sen Another very entertaining skewering of contemporary politics from Buckley, this one tackles the Supreme Court The president, stung by Christopher Buckley returns just in time for the new session, with a charming satire on the Supreme Court and the politics of confirming a Justice Buckley is the current champ of political satire that is truly comedic His tale of lobbyists , Thank You for Smoking was pure genius, and Supreme Courtship is a great addition to his body of work The best part is that many of the far reaching parts of the book do not seem that far fetched in the current political season Supreme Courtship starts w Chri The first half of this book was filled with potential it was supposed to be the rom com for SCOTUS nerds But the second half fell completely flat It is worth a read because although it was written in 2008, it presents a scary parody of the state of our country a It was obvious to me that Buckley was having fun with this book.The latin references reminded me of an old Peter Cook routine in which he lamented not becoming a judge because I didn t have the latin for the judging.I had a lot of fun trying to guess which judge was which hello Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsberg.I think I learnedabout the inner workings of the Supreme Court than I should.Considering the date it was written,it was eerily similar to what went on this year in the U.S.La It was obvious to me that Buckley was having fun with this book.The latin references reminded me of an old Peter Cook routine in which he la Supreme Courtship is Christopher Buckley at his witty, laugh out loud best The hilarious tale involves a president, frustrated that his two previous Supreme Court nominees were rejected by a petty senator for venal reasons, nominates the popular TV judge star of a Judge Judy type show.The characters personalitie Great concept but too fluffy Even though it s satire, it would have been great withsubstance and depth. President Of The United States Donald Vanderdamp Is Having A Hell Of A Time Getting His Nominees Appointed To The Supreme Court After One Nominee Is Rejected For Insufficiently Appreciating To Kill A Mockingbird, The President Chooses Someone So Beloved By Voters That The Senate Won T Have The Guts To Reject Her Judge Pepper Cartwright, The Star Of The Nation S Most Popular Reality Show, Courtroom Six Will Pepper, A Straight Talking Texan, Survive A Confirmation Battle In The Senate Will Becoming One Of The Most Powerful Women In The World Ruin Her Love Life And Even If She Can Make It To The Supreme Court, How Will She Get Along With Her Eight Highly Skeptical Colleagues, Including A Floundering Chief Justice Who, After Legalizing Gay Marriage, Learns That His Wife Has Left Him For Another Woman Soon, Pepper Finds Herself In The Middle Of A Constitutional Crisis, A Presidential Reelection Campaign That The President Is Determined To Lose, And Oral Arguments Of A Romantic Nature Supreme Courtship Is Another Classic Christopher Buckley Comedy About The Washington Institutions Most Deserving Of Ridicule 2008 The President of the United States, Donald P Vanderdamp, has an approval rating barely above twenty Congress, and politicians of both parties, despise him, because he has vetoed every spending bill that reached his desk In retaliation, the Senate has rejected the two eminently qualified jurists he nominated for an open seat on the Supreme Court All he wants to do is move back home to Wapakoneta, Ohio, where he can go bowling as often as he wishes His term is almost up About all that remain The President of the United States, Donald P Vanderdamp, has an approv What better way to prepare for the upcoming Supreme Court nominee hearings than to indulge in the ironic humor on every page writing of Christopher Buckley This book imagines that political polarization has reached a point where it is impossible for anybody nominated by the president to be confirmed by the Senate Then through a surprising twist of fate only possible in the context of American politics, a popular but enormously unqualified woman combination of Judge Judy, Sarah Palin, and yell What better way to prepare for the upcoming Supreme Court nominee hearings than to indulge in the ironic humor on every page writing of Christopher Buckley This book imagines that political polarization has reached a point where it is impossible for anybody nominated by the president to be confirmed by the Senate Then through a surprising twist of fate only possible in the context of American politics,


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