Developing meme: John Roberts has been confirmed as the next CJOTUS. Good. Now it's time to go back to 2000 and dust off a promise Bush made repeatedly:
During the 2000 presidential campaign, Gov. George W. Bush repeated a number of times that, if elected and if a Supreme Court slot opened up, he would nominate a judge that held the same judicial philosophy as Justices Clarence Thomas and Antonin Scalia.
On "Meet the Press" in 1999, the future President Bush said that the justices he most admired were Scalia and Thomas. Bush referred to Scalia during one of the nationally-televised debates as his favorite Supreme Court judge, and the kind he would nominate during his presidential tenure. (Link)
It's time for him to come through on that one. More to follow.