Senate democrats have killed the nomination of Eugene Scalia for solicitor general at the labor department, because he is the son of justice Antonin Scalia. Democrats want to get even for justice Scalias position that Florida law should be upheld and George w. Bush awarded the states electoral votes in last Novembers election.
Senate democrats are petty and venal. Scalia the son has many democrat supporters outside congress who testify to his competence and integrity. But the game isnt played that way in Washington anymore. Its all about power and position and not about honor, integrity and competence.
Pennsylvania republican senator Ric Santorum said, This is an outrage. This is petty politics making the son pay for the perceived sins of the father.
Senate democrats are also stalling the presidents judicial nominees to keep conservatives off the bench. If you care about such things, you might consider expressing yourself to your senator, especially if he or she is a democrat. Im Cal Thomas in Washington.