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Did Obama Add a (Gay Marriage Loving) Dude to His SCOTUS List?


The latest update on President Obama’s pick list for Supreme Court justices doesn’t have Kathleen Sullivan and Pam Karlan’s names on it. But it does sport one new, very interesting addition:

A man.

A man who loves gay marriage!

Among the names of Solicitor General Elena Kagan, Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, and U.S. Appeals Court judges Sonia Sotomayor and Diane Pamela Wood is … California Supreme Court Justice Carlos Moreno.

And wouldn’t you know it: “Moreno is the only Democrat on the California Supreme Court and is widely regarded as its most liberal voice. Last year he signed on to the court’s 4-3 ruling that legalized gay marriage in the state.” (And then voters had to go muck things up.)

Moreno is also, like David Souter who he’s replacing, an old white guy with pigment-deficient hair.