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A Ridiculous Majority Opinion…

By on 1.17.06 | 1:12PM

...calls for a ridiculous pun in the dissent. Scalia writes (pdf):

Since the Regulation does not run afowl (so to speak) of the Court's newly invented prohibition of "parroting"; and since the Directive represents the agency's own interpretation of that concededly valid regulation; the only question remaining is whether that interpretation is "plainly erroneous or inconsistent with the regulation"; otherwise, it is "controlling."

Get it? Afowl, parroting? Get it?

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