Originally Posted by WarCry
But let's suppose your assumption is right. Whoever is nominated STILL has to go through a Senate confirmation. Are you saying you lack the confidence in the Republicans in the Senate from blocking any extreme appointments?
Why on earth would I have any confidence that a Republican minority in the Senate would block any "extreme" appointments?
They didn't block Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor or Kagan...
Any Obama appointment is going to be "extreme".