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Tuesday, October 12, 2004
Is this satirical? Was he being sarcastic? The libel laws in the UK are notoriously rigid which would suggest -- without further confirmation -- that it is true. But then how could this go unremarked by the American media? This is a bombshell. I mean, everyone knows that orgies relieve social tension. It's just no one expected Justice Scalia to go public with the news.

He is the conservative bastion of the US supreme court, a favourite of President Bush, and a hunting partner of the vice-president. He has argued vociferously against abortion rights, and in favour of anti-sodomy laws.

But it turns out that there is another side to Justice Antonin Scalia: he thinks Americans ought to be having more orgies.

Challenged about his views on sexual morality, Justice Scalia surprised his audience at Harvard University, telling them: "I even take the position that sexual orgies eliminate social tensions and ought to be encouraged."

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Blogger Tomohiro Idokoro comments:
A clarification of the matter here:

Scalia: Orgies ain't so hotStill, interesting choice of imagery.