Excerpt from Supreme Court nomination hearing regarding proper scope of questioning....
"[I]t is our responsibility as members of the [Judiciary] Committee... in advising and consenting, that we are challenged to ascertain the qualifications and the training and the experience and the judgment of a nominee, and that it is not our responsibility to test out the nominee's particular philosophy, whether we agree or disagree...."
[Answer on page 2.]
Answer: Senator Ted Kennedy, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate, Hearing, 7-19-67
As if that will make any difference in the up coming battle for the nominee.
They are the only ones allowd to flouish in hypocricy.
Why am I not surprised.........Posted by: Amy Allen at July 6, 2005 2:38 PM