The President will nominate ...

Carl Spitzer WinBlows at LAVABIT.COM
Sat May 23 20:35:33 MDT 2009

On Sat, 2009-05-02 at 08:56 -0400, Ernie Lane wrote:
> Richard Whitenight wrote:
> > ... a Supreme Court Justice by October of this year.
> > 
> > I heard a morning talk show host ask whether the nominee should be a
> > Hispanic, woman or both. I would go further and recommend that he
> > nominate a Biracial Hispanic/Black Liberal Lesbian. This would kill 5
> > birds with a single stone..
> All kidding aside, I hope one of the Republicans on the Judiciary 
> Committee has the cojones to require that any nominee they vote out of 
> committee is (1) a qualified jurist, and (2) will base his decisions on 
> the Constitution.  We have to be resigned that the nominee with be 
> strongly leftist, but we don't have to accept any predilection to use 
> "international norms" or anything like that, or "economic justice," 
> "life experiences" or anything like that, either.
> There is no reason the next Supreme Court justice can't be a liberal who 
> respects the Constitution.  The Republicans should hold firm on that.

Are there any conservatives in the Senate?
If not the best hope for the country is a lot of tired old men having
heart attacks.


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