This will be pretty interesting to watch – I’m sure there will be quite a contenious battle over whomever Bush nominates. Most interestingly, will he choose the easy road and pick a moderate conservative.. or will he take a strong conservative in the mold of Scalia, Thomas, and Rehnquist? In any event, this will be an entertaining one to watch.
Expecting a Vacancy, Bush Aides Weigh Supreme Court Contenders. Convinced that there will be at least one Supreme Court vacancy, President Bush’s senior aides have discussed the political implications of prospective candidates. By Neil A. Lewis. [New York Times: NYT HomePage]