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Thursday, November 09, 2006

Don't Despair Regarding Judicial Nominations

I still haven't had the opportunity to provide a full recap of my thoughts on this year's election, so today, I'll let National Review Online's Ed Whelan do the heavy lifting on the topic of judicial nominations.

In his article "Don't Despair," Whelan basically says that, though the loss of the Senate to the Democrats hurts, we originalists shouldn't despair regarding President Bush's judicial nominations. Whelan argues that there is still a strong opportunity for the President to have a few more Supreme Court justices confirmed before the end of his presidency. Not convinced? Go read the whole article here.

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