According to Obama, some wrong headed rubes think that “a President, having won the election, should have complete authority to appoint his nominee, and the Senate should only examine whether or not whether the Justice is intellectually capable and is nice to his wife etc etc…”
But Obama knows better:
Video Via Naked Emperor News.
What with Justice Souter’s recent announcement that he’s retiring, and Obama’s top three contenders to replace him being far lefties, I was counting on Republicans to examine his eventual nominee’s philosophy, ideology and record. I trust the Republicans will not be shy in bringing any troubling concerns to the public’s attention. I’m delighted that Obama approves.