Cass Sunstein on the Supreme Court? Why not John Yoo? (Glenn Greenwald)

The horrible prospect of Supreme Court Justice Cass Sunstein
BY GLENN GREENWALD
A media consensus has emerged that the retirement of Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens,
the 90-year-old Ford-appointee who became the leader of the Court’s so-called “liberal wing,” is
now imminent. The New York Times‘ Peter Baker has an article todayon Obama’s leading candidates to replace Stevens, in which one finds this strange passage:

The president’s base hopes he will name a full-throated champion to counter Justice Antonin Scalia, the most forceful conservative on the bench. . . . The candidates who would most excite the left include the constitutional scholars Harold Hongju Koh,

Cass R. Sunstein and Pamela S. Karlan.

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