The Corner

Only One in Four Americans Want Liberal SCOTUS Pick

According to a new CNN/Opinion Research poll, only one in four Americans want President Obama to appoint a liberal Supreme Court justice:

A CNN/Opinion Research Corporation survey released Wednesday indicates that 61 percent of the public expect the president to nominate a liberal to replace John Paul Stevens on the Supreme Court. Meanwhile, 21 percent said the president will name a moderate and 16 percent predicted that Obama will nominate a conservative.

But only a quarter of those questioned said the president should nominate a liberal, with 37 percent saying they want Obama to name a moderate and 36 percent pulling for a conservative candidate.

Make sure to follow all things SCOTUS over at Bench Memos.


The Latest