Joe Slakas and I recently debated the importance of a Supreme Court Justice being a woman. I ask if there is a “male and female version of the constitution.” It stands to reason, if there is also a “wise Latina” version of the constitution.
I also say that the only two words that matter on Elena [...]
National Review’s Ramesh Ponnuru and I talk about Elena Kagan’s nomination to the Supreme Court. Highlights:
0:30 – Will this nomination be for two liberal/Obama/living constitutionalist votes? Will she be influential in winning the SC’s swing vote: Anthony Kennedy?
2:05 – Could Kagan be the liberal Harriet Miers? Is she not the reliable liberal firebrand?
3:45 – Any [...]
The National Review’s Ramesh Ponnuru describes what conservatives should be looking for in a new Supreme Court Justice Nominee.
Souter – “couldn’t be less influential”
Kennedy – we’re “at the mercy of a not terribly bright man”