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Judge Confirms He Shouted "Tyrant" At Mukasey

Richard Sanders, a justice on the Washington State Supreme Court, has never been one to shy from controversy or blunt language. And last week, as he sat at a Federalist Society dinner and listened to Attorney General Michael Mukasey, Sanders reached his tipping point.

After listening to Mukasey defend the Bush administration's counterterrorism policies -- its detainment practices at Guantánamo Bay, its interpretation of the Geneva Conventions' reach -- Sanders stood and shouted "Tyrant! You are a tyrant!"

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