Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Dems and One GOPer Vote For Elena Kagan

We're getting very close to the day when the SCOTUS will actually include the record breaking number of 3 women on the bench. Three women and six men will be as close as we've ever gotten to fair representation in this so-called democracy. Speaking of the Party of No, just one lonely Republican on the male-dominated Senate Judiciary Committee voted for Elena Kagan:

Just one Republican, Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, broke ranks with his party to back Ms. Kagan. His lengthy speech supporting her led to debate about the Senate’s increasingly partisan approach to judicial confirmations, as he took colleagues — including President Obama when he was a senator — to task for basing their votes on philosophy, rather than qualifications and character.