Skip to comments.Bush Faces Tough Choice [Or... Specter wants a woman]
Posted on 09/07/2005 4:45:52 AM PDT by johnny7
Pressure To Pick Minority Justice
WASHINGTON -- President Bush faces renewed pressure to name a woman or non-white to the new Supreme Court vacancy - a choice that could ease a difficult confirmation process. Sen. Arlen Specter, R-Pa., chairman of the Judiciary Committee, said Tuesday that two women on the court "are a minimum," adding, "My preference would be to see that kind of diversity maintained."
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I don't care who he nominates, just get someone who can read the constitution and interpret it as our forefathers intended.
I think Specter is looking for someone younger and perkier, and more prone to sleep with the man holding the gavel at the committee hearings.
Specter's an idiot.
two for one; JRB; JRB; JRB
Brown sounds just perfect, then-a woman AND a minority-and being a conservative, I'll just bet she can read and understand the constitution, too...
I thought Specter's comments were pretty ridiculous. Janice Rogers Brown would be a good choice, though.
I would love to hear him say, "I've decided to take Senator Spector's advice and appoint a woman." I would love that because Spector would all but curl up and die over that particular woman.
Sounds like affirmative action to me.
ITA, you want a woman, Arlen, here's my woman... JRB, and she is a minority as well. go ahead, try to say she's not QUALIFIED.
I'll second that.
The committee's top Democrat, Sen. Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt., agreed, noting that Canada's Supreme Court, which has nine members, has four women, including the chief justice.
"It works pretty good for them," he said. "I'd love to see something like that."
Who the hell does Specter think he is, making demands. Piss on him.
Are they engaging is some kind of bizarre group sex orgies in the Supreme Court that require certain ratios of men and women for the various acts? If not, how is the sex of a jurist at all relevant?
Nah, I'd suggest Ann Coulter is on the short list just to see them go ballistic. THEN, I'd nominate Janice Rogers Brown.
it isn't remotely relevant, of course, but since they are TRYING to make it relevant, i would love to see them use it as an excuse cram JRB down their throats. it would be delicious!
With 55 Republican Senators and the constitutional option, I just don't see how anyone the president nominates would be that difficult to confirm. (Barring any ethical problems that are unearthed.)
The Democrats have been carrying on lately like they are the ones holding the winning cards. Are our guys really such wusses?
I bet his butt-plug popped out when he gave that statement.
I agree with everyone who says the woman should be Janice Rogers Brown. Specter is a blabbermouth, powergrabbing, backstabbing RINO nincompoop. Be careful what you demand, Senator.
amen, brother, amen!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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