The Campaign Spot

Setting the Bar Rather Low, Aren’t We, Senator?

Sen. Chris Dodd declares via Twitter, “President Obama has promised to bring change to Washington and he continues to do that with his choice for Supreme Court Justice.”

An interesting assessment, since any Supreme Court nominee would represent “change.” The only way President Obama could have failed to bring “change” in this context is if this morning’s announcement had been, “I firmly and unequivocally reject Justice David Souter’s retirement, and have ordered all appropriate U.S. forces to pursue him, capture him, and return him to work on the court.”

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