Senator Obama has stated very clearly what kinds of Supreme Court justices he wants-- those with "the empathy to understand what it's like to be poor, or African-American, or gay, or disabled, or old."...Like so many things that Obama says, it may sound nice if you don't stop and think -- and chilling if you do stop and think. Do we really want judges who decide cases based on who you are, rather than on the facts and the law?...Obama and the Law, Thomas Sowell, 10/28/2008
Thomas Sowell's pursuit of the truth about this year's Democrat savior is one for the books, and one expects a book to come out of it. For those in doubt about the value of future Supreme Court appointments and its bearing on their choices in the election, read this column.