Sen. Arlen Specter wants the President to delay announcing Sandra Day O'Connor's replacement until the middle of 2006?!
With friends like these...
Update: Harry Reid has said that "The President is not entitled to very much deference in staffing the third branch of government, the judiciary." The Washington Post, to its credit, has criticized Reid's words as "dangerous."
(Hat tip: Bench Memos at National Review Online.)