Quiz: Is Kagan a Socialist?

Is John Roberts a Marxist? Did Donald Rumsfeld major in doublespeak? Can you determine which topics these Washington power players wrote about in college? Take our thesis quiz.

05.17.10 7:12 PM ET

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WHAT YOUR SCORE MEANS: 10/10: The Senate will confirm you unanimously. 8 or 9: Summa cum laude for you. 6 or 7: Nothing wrong with a gentleman’s C, Mr. President. 4 or 5: You’re so getting Borked. 3 or under: You’re history.