This is at least the second year in a row when Dubya has named someone as a winner of the Presidential Medal of Freedom who was highly unworthy of the recognition.
Last year, as noted here, it was Henry Hyde. This year, it is Judge Laurence Silberman (as noted here).
This tells us that Judge Silberman not only managed to overturn the District of Columbia’s handgun ban, ignoring all prior case law in the process, but he also served on Bushco’s WMD Study Commission which, in essence, whitewashed the findings of the 9/11 Commission report. And this gives us more dirt on Silberman, a longtime Repug operative.
221 days and counting, people…