This morning President Obama announced his nominee for the vacant seat on the Supreme Court of the United States. I was asked the following question in relation to this topic yesterday.
“Is diversity what we actually seek in a Supreme Court Justice, or is it knowledgeable interpretation of our nation’s Constitution?”
Knowledgeable interpretation of our nation’s Constitution is absolutely the most important factor in choosing a nominee to the Supreme Court. However, I would also argue that the highest court in the nation should also reflect the broad diversity of our country, across racial, ethnic, religious, gender and ideological grounds.
Here’s why. Read more here . . .