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  • v. Present participle of bork.


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  • apparently there are on a few on this board dont remember abe fortas or carswell, or some other nixon appointees; although the term borking starts with Kennedy, there appears to be considerable precedent for treating judicial nominations as political footballs.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Are Democrats Short-Sighted on Judges?

  • Put aside the irony of Bork "borking" a Supreme Court nominee.

    Aaron Zelinsky: Borking Barak: Why the Right's Newest Attack on Kagan Is Wrong

  • In the years after the Saturday Night Massacre, a well-known joke said that "borking" was "firing a man for doing exactly what he was hired to do" i.e.


  • This group, determined among other things to block conservative nominees to the Court, had come to power by "borking" Judge Robert Bork in 1987 and now was trying to "bork" Clarence Thomas too.

    The Hill-Thomas Mystery

  • We would never think of "borking" one of their candidates.

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  • Democrats resumed their highly partisan attacks with all three of Bush's nominees including the attempted "borking" of Clarence Thomas.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • In addition to "borking" URLs, Bork! can also selectively block undesired web pages, images,

    Softpedia - Windows - All

  • I have started the big push to the Ibiblio repository, and to prevent anyone from 'borking' their current install with a partial download have deleted all package lists until the syncing of RPMS and SRPMS have completed.


  • Do you remember the term "borking" that is used today?

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  • You may remember the Alliance helped to torpedo the Supreme Court nomination of Robert Bork in 1987 and nearly succeeded in "borking" Clarence Thomas in 1991.

    The Urban Grind


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