Jim Matheson & the Obama Administration's Record of Using Nominations for Political Gain
A federal judgeship is a valuable thing.
3:21 PM, Mar 5, 2010 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
McHugh, as the ranking Republican on the Armed Services Committee, was qualified for the job he was offered. So was Sestak, a former admiral, if he was offered the Navy Secretary post. Their qualifications, however, do not make these deals squeaky clean.
So, if the Obama White House would nominate people to be Navy secretary or Army secretary for political gain, couldn't it do the same for a federal judgeship?
We're simply left to wonder. As Charles Krauthammer said on Fox News last night: