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Washington State Supreme Court Justice Admits Shouting “Tyrant” During A.G. Mukasey’s Speech

Justice Richards/official photo

Justice Richards/official photo

Apparently fainting wasn’t the only news event the night Atty. Gen. Michael Mukasey fainted.

By Adam Wilson
The Olympian
OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington State Supreme Justice Richard Sanders
acknowledged Tuesday that he shouted “Tyrant! You are a tyrant!” during a speech by the nation’s attorney general last week.
U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey collapsed about 15 minutes later as he addressed the Federalist Society in Washington, D.C. The incident made headlines that initially overshadowed a controversy about who had heckled him as he defended the Bush administration’s anti-terrorism policies.
Sanders said Tuesday: “It kind of irked me that this is making fun of the Geneva Conventions. … To make a joke about it, when we’re a signator to this convention which prohibits torture.”
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