The Electric Commentary

Friday, November 05, 2004

Worrying about the Supreme Court?

Jon Rowe's analysis may help to put your mind at ease:

Arlen Specter is the poster boy for the liberal-moderate Republican, and he also is likely to be the chair of the Senate’s judiciary committee. And he’s already given Bush a warning not to try to pack the Court with extremists.

My predictions on a man who will be nominated and confirmed to the Supreme Court (especially if it looks like an ugly battle will ensue): 10th Circuit Judge, Michael McConnell. He is a fairly solid conservative, but enough of a free thinker and a brilliant and accomplished scholar that he commands respect from all over the ideological spectrum.

Read the whole thing.


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