The decision struck a tone that had not been heard from the Court in many years.
"We're trying to strike the right tone here," a senior administration official said Monday.
But he acknowledged that striking the right tone was a challenge.
He later struck a more conciliatory tone and met with some black leaders.
As usual, he attempted to strike the correct tone with the man.
Striking the right tone to stand out amid the competition is no easy task.
They generally struck the right tone, a difficult task given the uncertain national mood.
"The challenge was to strike the right tone, to keep it real," she said, relaxing for a few minutes between makeup and the set.
He was struggling to strike the right tone in his response, trying not to sound argumentative.
Bo understood that he had struck the wrong tone, which annoyed him.