And here's a surprise.

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  1. The Galatian

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    MIAMI - The Navy lawyer who led a successful Supreme Court challenge of the Bush administration’s military tribunals for detainees at Guantanamo Bay has been passed over for promotion and will have to leave the military, The Miami Herald reported Sunday.
    Lt. Cmdr. Charles Swift, 44, will retire in March or April under the military’s “up or out” promotion system. Swift said last week he was notified he would not be promoted to commander.
    He said the notification came about two weeks after the Supreme Court sided with him and against the White House in the case involving Salim Ahmed Hamdan, a Yemeni who was Osama bin Laden’s driver.

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/15189555/

    His commander says Swift was "exceptional", and "did an extraordinary job." He also said it was a coincidence that he was notified he would have to leave the service right after he won his court victory.

    Nothing is too petty for that gang.
     
  2. Alcott

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    So what's the surprise?
     

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