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Scalia Unaware Liberal Columnist Demanded His Resignation: 'Who?'

9:58 AM, Jul 27, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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The day before the Supreme Court announced the Obamacare decision, liberal Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne demanded the resignation of Justice Antonin Scalia. "Justice Antonin Scalia needs to resign from the Supreme Court," Dionne wrote.

But when asked about the demand for his resignation by the liberal columnist on C-SPAN, Scalia asked, "Who?"

"Oh," Scalia said when the C-SPAN told him. "I don't know that."

C-SPAN: "Were you surprised at the reaction after you mentioned President Obama in your remarks at the -- on the day -- the last decision on the Arizona decision when E. J. Dionne said you ought to resign."


SCALIA: "Who?"

C-SPAN: "A columnist for the Washington Post."

SCALIA: "Oh. I don't know that. I was surprised that anyone would have thought that the purpose for which I used the president's statement -- and did not criticize the president's statement, in fact I said it might be right. "

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