Huckabee’s Statement on Supreme Court Nominee

Fears about President Obama’s Supreme Court nominees have rung true with his first pick.  He was looking for someone with “empathy.”  So much for the Constitution that this country was founded on.

Upon President Obama’s nomination of a lefty Supreme Court Judge, Sonia Sotomayor, Governor Huckabee released this statement in response.

The appointment of Sonia Sotomayor for the Supreme Court is the clearest indication yet that President Obama’s campaign promises to be a centrist and think in a bi-partisan way were mere rhetoric. Sotomayor comes from the far left and will likely leave us with something akin to the “Extreme Court” that could mark a major shift. The notion that appellate court decisions are to be interpreted by the “feelings” of the judge is a direct affront of the basic premise of our judicial system that is supposed to apply the law without personal emotion. If she is confirmed, then we need to take the blindfold off Lady Justice.

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