Greenberg Quinlan Rosner has a new poll out asking people what kind of Supreme Court justice they’d like Obama to nominate. Basically, they seem to want someone who’s fair to individuals but not an activist, and independent but supports civil rights. What’s more, they oppose the court’s decision banning partial birth abortion but don’t especially think kindly of judges who support abortion rights. In other words, they really have no clue.
Still, I thought the responses below were sort of interesting. Obviously question wording is everything, so take this with a big shaker of salt, but generally speaking people are not just opposed to the recent Citizens United decision, they’re also opposed to a lot of the court’s other recent illiberal decisions. I’m not sure what to make of this — if anything — but thought I’d pass it along.