Some left leaners are already questioning if Supreme Court Nominee Elana Kagan is qualified to replace Justice Stevens. Some are aligning Kagan with Bush Nominee Harriet Miers. Bush touted Miers as a “you have to trust me on this” nominee. The Wall Street Journal put it this way:
Justice John Paul Stevens, who came to embody the liberal voice on an increasingly conservative Supreme Court, announced Friday that he is retiring — giving President Barack Obama his second seat to fill on the nation’s high court.