Patterico's Pontifications

11/6/2006

You Know . . . “Precedence.” Like “Que Slaw” and “Story Decides This” and . . . and All That Legal Stuff

Filed under: Buffoons,Dog Trainer,General,Judiciary — Patterico @ 9:27 pm



The L.A. Times has an editorial today titled “Don’t abort precedence.”

“Precedence”??

The editorial makes about as much sense as the headline.

(H/t Howard, who suggests that the editors may have meant “precedent.”)

9 Responses to “You Know . . . “Precedence.” Like “Que Slaw” and “Story Decides This” and . . . and All That Legal Stuff”

  1. If we want to play the precedent game, let’s make sure to go back to Bowers while we’re at it, see if the LA Times is ok with that one.

    Angry Clam (132353)

  2. The LA Times editors misunderestimated the Supreme Court’s precedents.

    DRJ (1be297)

  3. Clam,

    I thought the same thing — but didn’t want to distract from the pure mockery of the post.

    Patterico (de0616)

  4. Maybe the LAT was talking about not aborting time travel into the past?

    Pat Patterson (5b3946)

  5. Advice for John Kerry who has been accused of cutting into the front of the line?

    nk (54c569)

  6. Why should a Dog Trainer editor be able to speak and write the English language correctly? Isn’t it enough that they have their head in the right place? (In the right place for a Dog Trainer editor is someplace not normally mentioned in a family newspaper.)

    Mike Myers (ec19ef)

  7. I think it was a botched joke, they probably meant to say, “Do abort Presidents

    Veeshir (5f9b87)

  8. que slaw is cole slaw with queso fresco melted on top.

    assistant devil's advocate (7164db)

  9. We call these “Tribal Issues of Fact”, after a brief once filed by the opponent of a friend of mine, in a case which had nothing to do with indigenous land rights.

    Milhouse (61ed0f)


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