Talking politically, of course, not trying to sell one. That’s illegal.
I’ve said before that I think the Supreme Court is overrated. I’ve never been too concerned that as a conservative, liberal courts will ruin America. Since all judges have to actually explain their legal reasoning in a way that doesn’t get them laughed out of polite society, it limits how far they can go. Plus Chief Justices, as we’ve seen with Roberts, care about the integrity of the court and will swing to protect it.
But many people, maybe most, disagree with me. So let’s say I’m President. Since most people here are Democrats, we’ll say that you’re the Senate Minority Leader. I come to you and say, “Hey, about that Supreme Court opening. I don’t really care all that much about it, so let’s make a deal. you give me some things that I want, and you give me a list of names and I’ll appoint someone from that list.”
So what conservative priorities would you give me for it?