Tag Archives: Elena Kagan


Usually Sunday morning talk show panel discussions are little more than conventional wisdom echo chambers. Talking heads take turns trying to prove just how reasonable they are in the most cordial and polite way possible. No need to break up the chummy atmosphere by actually arguing over anything of substance. Sometimes someone pushes through the […]

Obama’s Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan

The NY Times reports that Obama has nominated Solicitor General Elena Kagan to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens on the Supreme Court, a move that very likely could shift the ideological makeup of the court substantially to the right. If you’re interested in the subject you should read Glenn Greenwald’s roundups on her record […]