Krauthammer Nails It
Charles Krauthammer has an excellent piece up at Townhall.
Make the case for individual vs. group rights, for justice vs. empathy. Then vote to confirm Sotomayor solely on the grounds — consistently violated by the Democrats, including Sen. Obama — that a president is entitled to deference on his Supreme Court nominees, particularly one who so thoroughly reflects the mainstream views of the winning party. Elections have consequences.
Vote Democratic and you get mainstream liberalism: A judicially mandated racial spoils system and a jurisprudence of empathy that hinges on which litigant is less “advantaged.”
A teaching moment, as liberals like to say. Clarifying and politically potent. Seize it.
I don’t like the idea of Sotomayor being confirmed, but elections do have consequences.