Thursday, May 19, 2005

The President's Power

Dan Dalthorp at Confirm Them lays out the argument that if the filibuster survives on judicial nominations that it will only result in mediocre "compromise" nominees that can pass muster in the Senate, and thus produce mediocrity on the court. The President was thus empowered to nominate "and with advice and consent of the Senate" appoint the judge. Its a pretty compelling argument.