Sunday, September 04, 2005
It would seem God has weighed in on the Supreme Court debate.
The drama of picking his replacement will now begin. There are some big shoes to fill:
Saturday night, Ruth Wedgwood, a constitutional lawyer and close friend of Rehnquist, said, "He was an interesting man. He had an interesting life. Over time, I think he became a much more unifying figure in the court."
His death, she said, puts a "great burden" on the Senate,which will be responsible for confirming a replacement.