Tuesday, September 13, 2005

Play Ball

Judge John Roberts said in his opening statement at the hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee that is considering his nomination to be Chief Justice that judges are like umpires and nobody goes to a ball game to see the umpire. Well, if that’s how he wants to be seen, I guess we can carry on the baseball metaphors to the obvious conclusion that this particular game — his confirmation — will be a no-hitter if the Democrats don’t have any balls.