Friday, July 01, 2005

How it Used to Work

In the early 90s, when the Democrats were in control of the Senate, President Clinton consulted with the ranking minority member, Orrin Hatch, about SC appointments. Hatch himself bragged in his autobiography that he was the person who suggested Ginsburg and Breyer.

This rather important fact will, of course, be left entirely out of the media conversation on this topic.