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Are We Hiring A Justice Or Playing Politics?

Law360 (May 7, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- “He should pick a woman!” “Yeah, but it should be a woman of color!” “No, we’ve never had a Hispanic on the court — it’s our turn!” “He better not pick anyone born before 1950, ‘cause Bush’s appointees would outlive her!” “He shouldn’t pick another white guy with an Ivy League education who’s been sitting on a circuit court on the East Coast — we got enough of those.”

Has anyone else thought that all the unsolicited advice for President Obama — mostly from progressive Democrats...
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