Anything worth talking about, is worth blogging about

Souter to quit SCOTUS

Later this year, David Souter will be retiring from the Supreme Court of the United States (hat tip).

He will be replaced with a left-wing judge, as he should. I’d like to indicate that filibustering him is really a waste of time because replacing one left-winger with another will not fundamentally alter the ideological balance of the court.

And who will replace him? I maintain my view that it is not going to be Elena Kagan because her appointment as Solicitor General is to groom her for a SCOTUS nomination later. Sonia Sotomayor and Diane Wood are frequently mentioned names. Sonia Sotomayor is a bit more towards the center of the political spectrum, but she is still the most likely nominee.

Advertisements

Feel free to leave a reply.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Tag Cloud

%d bloggers like this: