Elena Kagan, SCOTUS Nominee - The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

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    Okay, we now are beginning to get some actual papers in to evaluate Elena Kagan, President Obama's Supreme Court nominee.

    I suspect Ms. Kagan will be confirmed without a lot of problems. But there is controversial stuff coming out now, plus a possible move from the Obama Administration to keep us from seeing some of that.

    So what do you think.

    This woman is a saint?
    This woman is an ideologue who shouldn't sit on the high court?
    This woman is as good as we're likely to get?
    This woman is unacceptable in too many ways not to challenge the nomination?

    What are your thoughts?



     
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    She's not Liberal, and the court will go to the right more whenever Justice Stevens steps down.
     
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    I actually commend Obama for this nominee. I think she's fair minded and actually will use the CON to mold her opinions rather than trying to mold the CON to fit her opinions.
     
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    I'm reserving judgment at this point and will continue to read whatever I can find on Ms. Kagan and also will hope to tune in to all or most of the hearings. My initial impression is that we could do a whole lot worse than Ms. Kagan.

    Of course that's what I thought about President Obama too during the campaign--at least based on most of his campaign rhetoric.

    I was mostly wrong about Obama. He has turned out to be nothing like his campaign rhetoric.

    Don't know yet about Kagan.
     

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