‘Meltdown’ Over Judges?

by Jonathan H. Adler

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senator Trent Lott are “very mad” over Senate Democrats continuing efforts to delay confirmation of Leslie Southwick to the U.S. Court of Appeals and obstruct Bush judicial nominees.  According to this report in the Washington Times, they have warned of a potential “meltdown” in the Senate if Democrats do not let more Bush nominees through.