Let's get this straight: U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Muskogee, thinks stalling the appointments of exceptionally qualified judges is ... a travesty! A sham! A travesty of a sham!
Recently, the Oklahoma Supreme Court struck down lawsuit reform legislation passed by a bipartisan Legislature and signed by Democrat Gov. Brad Henry. In doing so, seven of the nine justices relied upon an obscure procedural objection rather than the substantive merits of the bill.