Even if [the nominee] is mediocre, there are a lot of mediocre judges and people and lawyers. They are entitled to a little representation, aren't they, and a little chance? We can't have all Brandeises and Cardozos and Frankfurters and stuff like that there.Mr. Bush has now nominated, for the highest court in the land, a mediocre attorney who has no experience as a judge and who's chief qualifications for the Supreme Court are her gender and her fierce loyalty to George W. Bush.
-- Sen. Roman Hruska, 1970, in defense of Supreme Court nominee G. Harold Carswell on the charges that he was 'mediocre'.
This week, Jenna must be kicking herself for not going to law school.