Kagan confirmed. I hope she will prove to be a successful appointment.
By far the most common defense of the Kagan pick in our comments sections has been to cite her age. Indeed, several regulars have made the claim that Diane Wood’s age should obviously have elimi
For the reasons cited by Barbara, this would-be Elena Kagan “scandal” about changed wording in an American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists position paper — being promoted
The ritual of the Kagan hearings makes for a disgusting spectacle, but hey, Bismark, sausage, whatever.
On the narrow point at issue, I agree with Yglesias and Greenwald that the conflation of sexual identity with someone’s “sex life” is silly. I’m reminded of my favorite example
Tom Tomorrow. A couple of weeks into this I’m curious about how many self-identified progressives are OK with the Kagan nomination as it stands, or more precisely will remain OK with it when her
As Glenn Greenwald points out, skepticism about the Kagan appointment issuing from anyone left of Miguel Estrada (who by the way thinks Kagan is a terrific pick) has been met with the sort of response
I have a piece up at TAP that sums up my position on the Kagan pick. What I see as the core of the argument: But it must also be noted that plenty of candidates, including all of the other members of