More double talk from Mr. Straight Talk Express
Supreme Court appointments resonate with conservatives. There are likely to be several vacancies to be filled within the next administration, as aging justices leave the bench.
Justice John Paul Stevens will celebrate his 88th birthday in April. Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be 75 this year. Anthony Kennedy and Antonin Scalia are in their 70’s, and Stephen Breyer and David Souter are fast approaching their seventh decade.
Although McCain repeatedly tells town meetings, ”We’re going to have justices like (conservatives) Roberts and Alito,” other comments he has made belie those words, intended to win over conservatives votes.
Novak’s column does not raise concerns platform Republicans have about McCain, but instead, confirms them.