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As promised, President Obama made his nomination for the Supreme Court today. He chose Merrick Garland, a corporate-friendly moderate centrist. He’s old, white, and loved by big business. Will he be loved by Republicans? Cenk Uygur and John Iadarola, hosts of the The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.

"President Obama on Wednesday nominated Merrick B. Garland as the nation’s 113th Supreme Court justice, choosing a centrist appeals court judge for the lifetime appointment and daring Republican senators to refuse consideration of a jurist who is highly regarded throughout Washington.

The president said Judge Garland is “widely recognized not only as one of America’s sharpest legal minds, but someone who brings to his work a spirit of decency, modesty, integrity, even-handedness and excellence. These qualities and his long commitment to public service have earned him the respect and admiration from leaders from both sides of the aisle.””*

Read more here: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/17/us/politics/obama-supreme-court-nominee.html?_r=0

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