Whee! Supreme Court nomination!

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Well, that swine flu stuff didn’t last long, did it? The media have already moved on to the latest breathless speculation, now that David Souter has announced his resignation from the Supreme Court.

My advice: Elections have consequences. Of course, Supreme Court picks don’t always turn out the way you want them – at least, they didn’t *used to* before Reagan. I hope Obama picks someone who throws the Republicans into a tizzy and turns out to be a reliable progressive voice on the court.

That is all.

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