Meet Kagan's Astroturf Military Attackers

| Wed Jun. 30, 2010 6:22 AM EDT

When witnesses are called before the Senate Judiciary Committee to discuss Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan this week, the minority party will deploy a heavy military offensive against her: Republican senators plan to call three former officers who will likely testify that Kagan is a pro-gay, anti-troops, anti-American extremist who barred military recruiters from campus when she was the dean of Harvard Law School.

All lean, clean-cut, and articulate, the three men look to be part of America's best and brightest. But these witnesses aren't typical rank-and-file soldiers: They're paid professional conservative activists.

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