Patterico's Pontifications

6/19/2005

Go with the Excitement and Energy, Dude. Please . . .

Filed under: Judiciary — Patterico @ 12:15 pm



The Washington Post reports that “outside advisers to the White House believe the main candidates [for the Supreme Court] are federal appeals Judges John G. Roberts and J. Michael Luttig and possibly Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales.”

Regarding Gonzales, the article says:

Yet several people familiar with his thinking said Gonzales prefers the excitement and energy of the executive branch and does not yearn for a lifetime appointment to the slower-paced high court. “I know he’s ambivalent about the prospect,” said one person who has spoken with Gonzales. “This is not something he dreams of.”

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2 Responses to “Go with the Excitement and Energy, Dude. Please . . .”

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  2. […] great jobs on the circuit courts, and it would be a mistake for them to leave. Likewise, Alberto Gonzales is doing great work as Attorney General, and he […]

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